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Daily Archives: October 7, 2011

We started with an empty hall.  There were cardboard boxes filled with apples of 302 apple varieties.  Tables were set out and  apples were placed alphabetically onto the tables.  Then each variety of apples were labelled.
Tables set out to receive apples



Waiting for directions



A bag of apples ready for placement onto tables.



Tolman Sweet apples ready to set out on display tables.

The end result.  A beautiful array of 302 varieties of apples. 
A wonderful show (Photo by David Caddell)



Here is another great event if you live in the Washington area, on the west coast of North America.  The “Sample the Apple and Pear Harvest” is on this Saturday!   ( 8 October 2011)
It starts at 11am in the fruit garden.
Come taste the different varieties we grow and hear Dave Maczuga speak
about cider.

For more details and directions click on the web link below.
NorthWest WA apple and pear fruit tasting event

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