When I first planted the trees years ago I made a diagram of our property, added the fruit trees, and labeled them with what fruit they’d produce and the year I planted them. Over time I’ve lost and replaced trees adding and subtracting from my master list. Follow the link for a step by step tutorial on how to make your own Orchard Diagram for FREE.
When to Pick A Guide to Summer Fruits and Berries #infographic
Yes, it is possible to grow big, beautiful apples without any spraying at all! Start with disease resistant varieties, and follow common sense permaculture principles. If you want truly perfect apples, go the extra mile and bag the young fruit.