Green Bench Orchard in the News! KPAX

Green Bench Orchard in the News! KPAX

By: Megan Mannering Posted at 7:31 PM, Sep 20, 2020   MISSOULA — If you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel looking for ways to keep the family entertained without all of our normal outings this year, a trip to the apple orchard could be just what you need. Green...
How Do We Know the Apples are Ripe?

How Do We Know the Apples are Ripe?

Organic Honeycrisp & Goodland apples are almost ready! A starch/sugar test with iodine solution showed the sugar content is still low, even though the apples are looking great. Pictures show many trees are loaded and as soon as the sugar content comes up,...
What’s Going on at Green Bench Orchard

What’s Going on at Green Bench Orchard

Lots going on at Green Bench Orchard these days! The bees are pollinating fruit flowers, we’ve transplanted some apple trees, and we’re expanding the raspberry patch. We’re also experimenting with natural pest-control (geese!), and hosting a bee...