As you may have noticed, 2012 has been an exceptionally unusual year in the weather department. We started the year off with an warm winter with practically no snow, this led into March where we had over a week of 80+ degree days. That caused the trees to go into blossom early, very early in [...]
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 [...]
The 2011 apple season ended today, October 10. Our crop was large, but so were the crowds and we are now completely picked out. We plan to re-open next year on September 1. Thank you for a wonderful season, and we will see you next year!
The 2011 apple season is ending today at 6:00 PM. Our crop was large, but so were the crowds and we are nearly picked out. We will be closing for the season at the end of business today, October 10, 2011. We will re-open next year on September 1. Thank you for a wonderful season, [...]
The 2011 apple season is underway. The trees have a large crop this year, but the apples are selling fast. Call ahead to verify that your favorite variety is available. (219) 872-3140.
Our 2011 season will get underway on September 3. We will open at 8:30 AM. At that time, the early season apples, including Honeycrisp, Gala, and McIntosh will be available. Please be aware that due to the popularity of the Honeycrisp variety, we cannot guarantee availability on any specific day. It would be prudent to [...]
The 2010 Apple season is nearly complete. As such, we will be closed during the week, re-opening this Friday at Noon through the weekend for sales of seconds. These apples will be sold for $0.30 / lb. Thank you for a great season!
Radke Orchards was covered in a news special on WNDU-TV about the shortened U-Pick season this year, due to the abnormal Spring weather pattern. See the full story and video here: //www.wndu.com/hometop/headlines/104309074.html?storySection=story.
It has been a quick season for us at Radke Orchards, and we are nearly picked out with the exception of 3 varieties: Mustu Golden Delicious Granny Smith Most other varieties are still available in extremely limited quantities. Varieties that are completely picked out include: Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Fuji, Gala, Cameo