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Daily Archives: October 8, 2011




Pastoral scene on Saltspring Island



The apple Festival was held at the old Fulford Hall- a lovely old hall.  Perfect for such a event.  Here are some photos of a few apple varieties and twin apples that I had never seen before.


Palouse



 
Two apples joined together




Sheepnose


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Astrachan Red

Fullford Hall- location of apple festival on Saltspring Island



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