Yearly Archives: 2012


Closed for the Season

2012-09-18T10:17:09+00:00September 18th, 2012|Orchard News|

Our limited crop has been completely picked out this year, and we are now closed for the season. Thank you for your understanding during this difficult season, and we look forward to seeing you next year.

Apple Picking Update 9/8/12

2012-09-08T15:30:32+00:00September 8th, 2012|Orchard News|

We are picking Golden Delicious, Gala, Cortland, Mutsu, Jonathan, Suncrisp, Granny Smith, and Red Delicious We are completely picked out of Honeycrisp, Macintosh, Empire, Jonagold, Grimes, Golden Russet, and Idared. We did not have any Fuji, Cameo, or Pears this year. All of the remaining varieties are in very limited supply. Please call ahead, 219-872-3140 [...]

U Pick Update 9/2/12

2012-09-02T19:47:01+00:00September 2nd, 2012|Orchard News|

We are currently picked out of Macintosh, Empire, and Honeycrisp. We are picking Gala, Cortland, Golden Delicious, and Jonathan. We will not have any Fuji or Cameo this year. We are open on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays, and Labor Day (Sept. 3), from 8:30 AM until 6 PM. We thank you for your business during [...]

Apple trees blossom early, spurring some concerns among region orchards [NWI Times]

2012-04-03T08:55:11+00:00April 3rd, 2012|Orchard News|

Apple trees at Radke Orchards, near Michigan City, are blossoming a month early because of record-breaking warm weather in March, owner Ruth Radke said. That early blossoming concerns Radke as well as fellow apple orchard owners in Northwest Indiana because it could put this summer's apple crop at risk. "If there is a hard freeze [...]