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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 [...]

Apple Season has Ended

2011-10-10T21:27:38+00:00October 10th, 2011|Orchard News|

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!

2011 Season Ends Today

2011-10-10T09:59:18+00:00October 10th, 2011|Orchard News|

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, [...]

Season Now Open

2011-09-06T10:31:22+00:00September 6th, 2011|Orchard News|

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.

2011 Season Opens Soon!

2011-08-22T11:32:04+00:00August 22nd, 2011|Orchard News|

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 [...]

It’s Over!

2010-10-17T19:19:03+00:00October 17th, 2010|Orchard News|

Apple season 2010 has come to a close. We are now closed for the season. We will re-open around Labor Day of 2011. Thank you for a wonderful season!

Orchard Season Coming to an End

2010-10-11T20:07:07+00:00October 11th, 2010|Orchard News|

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!

U-Pick Season Cut Short [WNDU-TV]

2010-10-04T20:12:00+00:00October 4th, 2010|Orchard News|

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.

Season nearing completion

2010-10-03T08:50:25+00:00October 3rd, 2010|Orchard News|

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