The long awaited ripening of our honeycrisp apples is here! They are now ready for u-pick. They look great and tasted even better.
Despite the cool summer, it appears that the apples are on a normal ripening schedule. Our Redfree apples will be available the week before Labor Day, and our Gingergold and Zestar should be available the week after Labor Day.
Pleasant View Orchard was featured on the Marquette, Mi, tv6 program “Discovering”. To view these broadcasts, go to youtube and search for Pleasant View Orchard.
3/3/2017: We have already begun pruning, which will last a good take a good share of March to complete. With over 2000 trees, and each one needing attention, the task is great, but the rewards are even better.
3/3/2017: It’s that time of year – when the spring sun warms up the bark on the maple trees and the sap begins to flow. This year, with the warmer temperatures, we are tapping about 10 days earlier than normal.