apple festival

Fall: cold weather, crunchy leaves, fog, halloween, fires, APPLES

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These people (at the Portland Nursery) don't just know plants - they know fruit.

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and pears!

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This is how I envision fall apples when I think of them: with patchy bits of red in a wooden trough.

I can smell them now.

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We'll hopefully be orchard-bound this weekend for more - apple butter making will commence, with photos to follow.