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  1. Source for Blackstrap Molasses?

    Home Gardens, Market Gardens, and Commercial Crops
    I am trying to make an effective microbe mixture (DIY EM-1) for fruit tree spraying. But I need blackstrap molasses for the last part of the process and can't find it! Anyone have any tips on how to find this? Thanks!
  2. Scion wood for grafting. Apple, pear, plum, peach, apricot. $2 ea trades?

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    Apples: Gala, johnaprince, blondee, liberty, winter banana, gingergold, early fugi, gravenstein , macintosh, Pear Winter Nelis, Bartlett, D'anjou, comice type green crispy sweet off tree, large size keeper. Also makes good perry mixed with winter nelis. Peach Blazing star early cling juicy...
  3. Anybody trying raised beds for trees?

    Gardening & Plant Propagation
    When we went to plant these fruit trees and started digging, we realized that there was less than 4 in of topsoil before hitting the Limestone that's called caliche here in Texas. So I decided to bring in 5-10 wheelbarrows of good clay loam and build up about 6 to 10 in of soil in which to plant...
  4. Japanese Beetles and Fruit Trees.

    Gardening & Plant Propagation
    I have 4 very young trees that get swarmed with Japanese Beetles. Two apple trees that I planted last year and two peach this year. Within 24 hours of planting the peach trees this year the beetles hit. I don't know if they will survive but the Apple trees should. I tried soap and water...
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