Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 13.3, Plant Study: Fruit Trees, Part 3

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms



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Contents of this Segment:

Sequence of blooming in various fruit trees. The dynamics of shade production in the cycle of fruit tree growth. Two sap rises occur each year, the first to produce the flower and leaves, and the second to ripen the fruit. Criticisms of the intensive method of fruit tree pruning, and a response from Alan. Early, middle, and late varieties of fruit trees and their corresponding values for storage. Ripening of green fruit while in storage. The design of fruit storage buildings. The use of herbs in fruit storage facilities in order to repel insects. (15:44)



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