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 Thursday September 5, 2013  

Greetings from Plains. 

Looking today at noon, very few of the Chinese Apples will be ready this first weekend. (Much less than 1%)  I missed on how fast these would ripen in the heat.  Tuesday of next week and  Friday Sept 13 look to be much better days to pick.  

We will open on Friday September 6 at 9 in the morning selling the "Chinese Apples".  The first two days will have about 2% of the fruit ready to pick.  The price will be 60 cents per pound.  We will also be open on Saturday Sept 7 from 9 am thru 4 pm. Please have your fruit picked and weighed by the 4 pm closing time.  

Open hours to be open are as follows:

Friday Sept 6    9am thru 7pm.

Saturday Sept 7   9am thru 4pm.

Tuesday  Sept 10    9am thru 7pm.

Friday Sept 13     9am thru 7pm.

Saturday Sept 14   9am thru 4 pm.


My cell # for questions:  620-629-1447

This spring was NOT kind to our orchard.  We had 3 hard freezes spaced about a week apart each time.  The first freeze our peaches were in full bloom, thus no peaches.  The second hard freeze, our pears were in full bloom, thus no pears. The last hard freeze here at Plains was when our apples were in peak bloom, thus no apples this year.  

We sell DERAN Gearheads, and Raaft Tracks.  Our prices on these are very good.  Call my cell for pricing and info.  620-629-1447.  



 Roger Holmes


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to the AppleHutch store.
From the southeast corner of Plains, go three miles south on a paved road and one and one-half east. Look for two, dark blue with white top, Harvestores at our farm. You can see these from a distance, and drive to them.

 No one is allowed to enter the orchard without permission each time. Please check in to the store first. Generally, we can't give permission to enter and look at the orchard when we do not have fruit to sell. Thanks for your understanding.