Apple grower's will know all about these 3 pic's

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Lar, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. Lar

    Lar

    96
    Jun 12, 2005
    Washington State
    Taken in Eastern Washington, by Lake Chelan. What a great area. The only thing is the apple industry there is economically struggling. The second pic is a smudge pot, used for heating under apple tree's when the frost is present. The third pic is like a huge fan to also keep the apples from freezing. There are several per acre.


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  2. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Interesting,

    It's pretty amazing what growers have to go through to get their product to market.
     
  3. Leigh

    Leigh

    Feb 19, 2005
    Alabama
    I'm not an apple grower, but I do know what a smudge pot is...my mom grew up in Florida and they have the same things for orange groves. Looks like you live in a beautiful area...thanks for sharing your photos.
     
  4. You make he hungry for some good Washington apples.
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Beautiful country.

    I really like the first image.

    In Florida, the citrus growers go through the same thing..

    Many groves have been whipped out in hard freezes..

    thank you for sharing.
     
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