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At DWN and Zaiger's
A tour of the seasonal tree digout at Dave Wilson Nursery.
On the Road
DWN’s Tom Spellman and Aaron Martella of Martella Farms/Grower Direct Nut Co. give us a tour of this year’s Chandler walnut harvest and processing, from shaking and sweeping to washing and grading. Tom and Aaron discuss walnut perishability and marketing challenges, demonstrating some exciting new walnut retail products.
As many fruit lovers know, the most flavorful tree-ripened fresh fruit available to buy is often found at fruit stands and farmers' markets. Dave Wilson Nursery's Tom Spellman recently visited one of the best fresh fruit growers anywhere, long-time DWN customer Cipponeri Family Farms located in the Hughson-Turlock area of California. Check out the beautiful selection of midsummer peach, nectarine and Pluot® varieties at the Cipponeri produce stand in Turlock.
Join us on a short tour of the USDA Pomegranate collection at the Wolfskill Germplasm Repository.
Our tour of the UC Irvine avocado collection - part 2.
A look at some of the most popular avocado varieties at the South Coast Field Station at UC Irvine.
Part of the old Wilshire homestead established in 1877, Riley's Apple Farm is located in the small mountain hamlet of Oak Glen, California situated midway between Palm Springs and Big Bear. A working historical farm where you can experience the joy of picking fruit, pressing cider, making a rope, stacking a log cabin, and many other activities that bring to life the farm ways and customs of long ago.
Kevin Hauser from Kuffle Creek Apple Nursery talks about Apple Trees for Africa and reveals the details of how he rediscovers old apple varieties.
A tour of the UC Irvine persimmon germplasm collection in Irvine, California.
Join us as we have a look around the Cal Poly Farm Store.
Ros Creasy is famous in the world of edible landscaping - in fact, she coined the term in her first book, Edible Landscaping, back in 1982. She has since authored over 16 books on the subject of growing and cooking edible plants. We had the honor of visiting her and filming in her wonderful yard.
Part 2 of our tour of the unusual citrus at the UC Riverside Citrus Research Station in Riverside, California.
A tour of the UC Riverside Citrus Research Station, concentrating on the more unusual citrus varieties.