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Apple-growing in Ulster

G. H. McElroy

Apple-growing in Ulster

by G. H. McElroy

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Published by [The Author] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Lecture given to the Ulster Society for the Preservation of the Countryside in Belfast on Thursday 10 November 1966.

StatementG.H. McElroy.
ContributionsUlster Society for the Preservation of the Countryside.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19848198M

  Scotland has thousands of acres of public land lying underused or empty: time for politicians to support self-sufficiency by backing public Author: John Hancox. About the Apple - Growing Apple Trees, Eating, More They say there are literally several thousand varieties of apples grown around the world. Of these, a mere couple thousand varieties are grown in the U.S. The huge number of varieties makes sense, as apples are the most popular fruit of all. And, they've been around since day one.

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  Organic apple production has expanded in the U.S. since the turn of the century. The state of Washington, especially, has added organic apple acreage. According to the USDA’s Economic Research Service, about 90 percent of the nation’s organic apple acreage is in the Evergreen : Growing Magazine. The word Armagh comes from Ard Macha - Macha's Height, which suggests that it was named after Queen Macha who supposedly built a fortress on top of a hill. Armagh is also known as "the Orchard County" and the "Garden of Ulster" because of its phenomenal success in the growth of Bramley Apples, garden plants and the production of jam.


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The first actual historical evidence for apple growing in Ulster is contained in the obituary of the Chief of the Macans, who died in the year The Macan clan ruled in the Barony of O'Neiland, and this same barony is to-day, the main apple growing centre in File Size: 1MB.

Apple growing is on the rise throughout Ireland, with cider and apple juice producers in particular expanding their operations. The National Apple Orchard Census of recorded a 6 per cent. A book that became an instant classic when it first appeared inOld Southern Apples is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United States.

Out of print almost from the start, this newly revised and expanded edition now features descriptions of some 1, apple varieties that. The science of growing a better apple. By Joseph Hall News Reporter. Sun., And the science behind the ancient art of apple growing.

One of the earliest documented references to cider in Ireland is listed in Caroline Hennessy’s book Sláinte The Compelte Guide to Irish Craft Beer & Cider.

The year waswhen chieftain Macan (McCann) was praised for his strong cider, made from apples in his own orchards in what is now the apple-growing area of Ulster.

Page 11 - Subsequently a considerable trade must have resulted, for in it was stated by the younger Collinson, that while the English apple crop had failed that year, American apples had been found an admirable substitute, some of the merchants having imported great quantities of them.

In his words: " They are, notwithstanding, too expensive for common eating, being sold. Apples are in season in Ireland in Autumn. Apples have been grown in Ireland for at least years.

Indeed, St. Patrick is said to have planted a number of apple trees in Ireland, including one at Ceangoba, a settlement close to where Armagh is now situated.

Loughgall is the heart of a long-established apple-growing tradition. The history of apples stretches back over 10 million years. Whereas wild crab apples are native to Ireland and pre-date humans, cultivated sweet apples are derived from a species that grows in the forests of the mountain ranges of Central Asia.

One of Northern Ireland’s flagship rural industries is facing a crisis. F ruit growers fear the eagerly awaited Armagh apple harvest this autumn could yield as little as half its usual bounty. The book is very comprehensive look at every aspect of growing apples (and fruit in general) from the planning stage pre-planting and choosing a site to harvest and beyond.

I also think the book was well written to read more like a novel, with some background story gleaned from his own life and experience on his orchard/5(70).

Apple growing is now James’s core business Thursday, Septem There is a sign for Kilumney on the N22 from Cork to Killarney, just before Ballincollig.

This book is a comprehensive round-up of the state of apple growing in England in the s. By modern standards the focus on growing Cox's Orange Pippin almost to the exclusion of anything else looks short-sighted, but at the time this was probably the most commercial variety that could be grown in apple-growing regions of England.

County Armagh (named after its county town, Armagh) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, situated in the north-east of the island of ed to the south shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of 1, km², with a population of approximatelyAs a growing company, we are inspired by fresh ideas.

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This article attempts to establish some guidelines on growing apple trees and other fruit trees in the different climate regions of the UK. 1. Armagh Bramley Apples. What is it? The Armagh Bramley apple is a cooking apple, and so is naturally bitter in flavour.

This tangy taste makes it a very important culinary apple, as it keeps its flavour and texture when cooked. The third way involved drinking to the health of the apple trees in the orchards to ensure a good crop in the coming year.

This ancient rite was well known in the counties of Devon, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and other parts of the West Country where apple growing for cider production was common.

At the time of the Plantation of Ulster tenants were encouraged to plant orchards including apples, plum, cherry and pear trees, with an enclosed ditch and white thorn hedge.