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Last Modified

  20-1-2017  Newsletters - uploaded January 2017 issue
                       Meetings - added mini conferences schedule for January 2017 meeting
                       Meetings - added details of March meeting

  7-01-17    Meetings - updated dates                     

  18-11-16  Newsletters - uploaded November issue
                     Meetings - added details of January 2017 meeting

  25-09-16  Newsletters - uploaded September issue
                     Meetings - added details of November meeting

  25-07-16  Newsletters - uploaded July issue
                     Meetings - added details of September meeting

  20-05-16  Newsletters - uploaded May issue
                     Meetings - added details of July grafting sessions

  18-03-16  Newsletters - uploaded March issue

  14-03-16  Meetings - added March meeting topic

  20-01-16  Newsletters - uploaded January issue
                     Meetings - added schedule for January 'mini conference'

  19-11-15  Newsletters - uploaded November issue

  18-09-15  Meetings - changed day, added November meeting topic

  14-09-15  Newsletters - uploaded September issue

  28-08-15  Meetings - added September meeting topic

  21-07-15  Newsletters - uploaded July issue

  15-05-15  Newsletters - uploaded May issue
               
      Meetings - added July meeting topic and details of July grafting sessions

  19-03-15  Home page - updated public contacts after AGM
                     Contacts page - updated contacts after AGM
  
  13-03-15  Newsletters - uploaded March issue
                     Home page - updated public contacts
                     Meetings - added May meeting topic

  16-02-15  Meetings - added March speaker details
                    

  15-01-15  Newsletters - uploaded January issue
                     Meetings - added schedule for January 'mini conference'

  15-11-14  Newsletters - uploaded November issue
                     Meetings - added January meeting topic, removed details of July 2014
                     grafting sessions

  11-9-14   Newsletters - uploaded September issue
                    Meetings - added November main topic details

  10-7-14   Newsletters - uploaded July issue
                    Links page - new link to OAK Tasmania Tahune Fields Nursery

                    Links page - new link to Balhannah Nurseries

  19-6-14   Meetings - added details of July 2014 grafting sessions

  15-5-14   Newsletters - uploaded May issue
                    Contacts - updated phone numbers
                    Home page - updated phone number

  13-5-14   Added images taken by John Poole of own fruit grown at McLaren Vale
                    Fruit Images - Tropical - Pitaya - White Flesh 2 and White Flesh 3

  25-3-14   Updated meeting information and new committee

  12-3-14   Newsletters - uploaded March issue

 

  20-2-14   Updated meeting information

                    Modified Membership Application Form

 

  16-1-14   Newsletters - uploaded January issue

                    Meetings - Link to Conference Group sessions

 

  5-12-13   Added images taken by Gavin Hart

                    Fruit - Tropical - Babaco and Jaboticaba

                               Berry - Atherton Raspberry

 

14-11-13   Newsletters - uploaded November issue

                    Updated Meeting information

 

12-10-13   Articles - uploaded from recent newsletters

 

   5-10-13   Fruit - Avocado - added Lamb Hass images

 

  12-9-13   Newsletters - uploaded September issue

                    Updated Meeting information

 

    5-9-13   Uploaded revised Membership Form

 

  10-7-13   Newsletters - uploaded July issue

 

 29-6-13   Updated Meeting information

 

    6-6-13   Fruit - Tropical - Spain Cherimoya

 

  31-5-13   Fruit - Durado Plum & Hass Avocado images

 

  30-5-13   Fruit Info & Fruit - added Giant Italian Pomegranate

 

  16-5-13   Newsletters - uploaded May issue

 

  13-4-13   Fruit Info - Vegetables - Rampicante

 

    5-4-13   Contacts - new Committee list

 

  14-3-13   Newsletters - uploaded March issue

 

 12-3-13   Updated Meeting information

 

  11-2-13   Fruit Info & Fruit - added Muntries

 

    8-2-13   Fruit - Kiwi Fruit - added Golden Kiwi image

 

    1-2-13   Articles - uploaded 4 articles from January newsletter

 

    9-1-13   Newsletters - uploaded January issue

 

   4-1-13   Updated Meeting information

 

17-12-12   Fruit Info - Apple - Jazz.  Berry - Goji Berry, Cranberry

                     Fruit - Apricot - Trevatt and Aprium images

 

24-11-12   Fruit - Images - Red Shahtoot photos by Steve Carapetis

 

20-11-12   Fruit - Images - Green Ischia Fig & Jostaberry

 

14-11-12   Newsletters - uploaded November issue

 

12-11-12   Fruit Info - Apple - expanded Alexander & Carolina

                                     Avocado - added Lamb-Hass, Gwen, Millicent and Jalna

                     Fruit - Avocado - added Fuerte & Wurtz images

 

   8-11-12   Fruit Info - Figs - expanded 8 varieties

 

27-10-12   Articles - uploaded 12 articles from latest Newsletters

 

   12-9-12   Newsletters - uploaded September issue

 

     7-9-12   Meetings - updated speakers & topics

 

   13-5-12   Newsletters - uploaded May issue

 

   28-4-12   Sundry - added Constitution of Society

 

    9-4-12   Contacts - added new committee members

 

    1-4-12   Fruit Info - Apples - added 36 more varieties

                                    Pears - added 2 more varieties

 

  30-3-12   Fruit Images - Apples - 78 images from Robert Brew's apple tasting

                     at Kangarilla, photographed by Jill Phelps

                    Fruit Images - Nashi Fruit - 1 image

                    Fruit Images - Pear - 4 images

 

  25-3-12   Events - Kangarilla apple tasting day

 

  22-3-12   Meetings - updated speakers, dates and grafting sessions

 

 1 6-3-12    Newsletter & Articles - uploaded March issue

 

    9-2-12    Nutrition - Fruit - Alcohol Consumption Levels

 

    7-2-12    Events - Tolley Seminar completed image descriptions

 

  31-1-12    Questions - 2 more Questions and Answers added

 

 26-1-12     Fruit & Fruit Info - Plum - Hickward

 

 21-1-12     Fruit & Fruit Info - Tropical - Kei Apple

 

 18-1-12     Nutrition - updated Metabolic Cancer diet to version 8

 

 12-1-12     Newsletter & Articles - uploaded January issue

 

27-12-11   Meetings - updated speakers and dates

 

26-12-11   Events - Kangarilla Working Bee

 

20-12-11   Events - Ian Tolley Seminar at Renmark

 

10-11-11   Newsletter & Articles - uploaded November issue

 

  7-11-11   Fruit Info - Plums - added 4 images and re-worked pollination requirements

 

  4-11-11   Fruit - Apple - Australian Beauty

                     Fruit - Plum - Black Amber, Friar, Simka

 

  2-11-11   Fruit Info - Citrus - Sweet Orange - Arnold Blood

                                      Vegetable - Amaranth

 

  29-9-11   Fruit Info - Sundry - added 8 more quince varieties

 

  25-9-11   Varieties - updated list

 

  23-9-11   Meetings - updated speakers and dates

 

    3-9-11   Newsletter & Articles - uploaded September issue

                     Links - added MI Apple Farm

 

  12-7-11   Newsletter & Articles - uploaded July issue

 

  21-5-11   Public Area - Samples - added a climate change article

                     Links - added 'All About Apples'

 

  15-5-11   Newsletter & Articles - uploaded May issue

 

    5-4-11  Meetings - updated details and grafting session dates

                    Espalier - corrected text error and converted measurements to metric

                    Fruit - Plum - Ruby Blood

                    Fruit - Apple - Audrey, Huon Belle, Fuji Red

 

  24-3-11  Contacts - updated new Committee details

 

    9-3-11   Newsletters & Articles - uploaded March issue

 

    3-3-11   Meetings - updated details

 

  19-2-11   Fruit Info - Peach - added an index

 

  18-2-11   Fruit Info - Nectarine - Poole Supreme 4 images

 

  13-2-11   Fruit Info - Nectarine - Queen Giant 277 gram

 

  14-1-11   Newsletters & Articles - uploaded January issue

                       Meetings - Link to Conference Session Guide

 

    1-1-11   Fruit - Fig - Black Mission images

 

29-12-10   Fruit Info - Tropical - Dracula Fruit

                       Fruit - Sundry - Monstera

                       Images by Kate Hubmayer and Steve Carapetis

 

20-12-10   Meetings - updated details

                       Contacts - updated details

 

19-12-10   Fruit - Peach - Anzac 4 images

                               Cherry - Lapins 3 images

 

15-11-10   Fruit Info - Marionberry info and images

 

11-11-10   Newsletters and Articles - uploaded November issue

 

10-11-10   Nutrition - Cancer and Metabolic diet - updated to version 7

 

  5-11-10   Meetings - updated details

 

  23-9-10   Newsletters and Articles - uploaded September issue

 

  11-9-10   Fruit Info - Vegetable - Peanut and Horseradish
 

  11-8-10   Contacts - updated officers and committee

 

  17-8-10   Links - added Adelaide Botanic Gardens and Community Gardens

 

  11-8-10   Fruit Info - Taylor mandarin and McGuffey passionfruit

 

    7-8-10   Meetings - updated details

 

  17-7-10   Newsletters and Articles - uploaded July issue

 

■   20-6-10   Fruit - Tropical - Bignay, Custard Apple, Edible Candle, Guajilole, Papaya

                               Apple - Jazz

                               Passion Fruit - McGuffey Red

                               Citrus - Mandarin - Taylor Lee

 

■   16-6-10   Links - Growing Dragon Fruit

 

■   30-5-10   Meetings - details of July grafting sessions.

                     Note - change of venue for Sunday to Moana Pioneer Hall

 

  15-5-10   Newsletters and Articles - uploaded May issue

 

    8-4-10   Expanded description of our society and updated Contacts

                     Included promotion poster

 

  13-3-10   Newsletters and Articles - uploaded March issue

 

  21-1-10   Events - Field trip to Blueberry Patch

                     Fruit - Blueberries - Blue Rose

 

  16-1-10   Newsletters and Articles - uploaded January issue

 

■ 17-12-09   Events - Citrus seminar at Renmark

                       Photos by Andrew Walters and Harry Harrison

 

■ 14-11-09   Newsletters and Articles - uploaded November issue

                      Fruit Info - Persimmon - added 4 more varieties

                      Questions - added 8 more answered questions

 

■ 11-11-09   Articles - from September newsletter

 

■ 19-10-09   Restored e-mail address and updated meeting info

 

■   29-6-09   Updated Contacts list and July newsletter articles

 

■   28-6-09   The Rarefruit e-mail address has been suspended until mid October, whilst

                      the Webmaster is on holidays

 

■   23-6-09   Fruit and Fruit Info - Apple - Added Pinkabelle information

                     Images supplied by Damian Mansfield

 

■   17-6-09   Meetings - details of July grafting sessions.

                     Note - change of venue for Sunday to McLaren Vale Institute

 

■   29-5-09   Fruit - Apple - Cornish Aromatic - Twenty Ounce

                     Nashi Fruit - Imamuraaki.  Pear - Kieffer.  Avocado - Pinkerton - Surprise

 

■   24-5-09   Updated Contacts list and May newsletter articles

 

■     8-4-09   Fruit Info and Fruit - Irish Strawberry Tree - images by Harry Harrison

 

■   31-3-09   Fruit Info - Nectarine - added 17 more varieties

                     Fruit - Nectarine - added and linked 2 more images

 

■   29-3-09   Fruit Info - Peach - added 13 more varieties

                     Fruit - Peach - added and linked 8 more images

 

■   28-3-09   Fruit Info - Peach - Rich Lady, White Lady

 

■   26-3-09   Fruit - Grape - Muscadine, Plum - Prairie Late Gold

                     Fruit Info - Tropical - Pitaya flowers

 

■   25-3-09   Articles - From January Conference

 

■   23-3-09   Articles - Completion of Julie Steven's article on Heritage Orchards up North

 

■   12-3-09   Fruit Info - Plums - added Rose Zee and Primetime

 

■   11-3-09   Insects - Pest - Added Grapevine Moth - image by Kay Loechel

 

■   24-2-09   Events - Field trip to Nirvana Organic Farm

 

■   23-2-09   Fruit - Apples - Added Five Crown Pippin and Poorhouse - submitted

                     by Tim Sansom  

 

■   31-1-09   Fruit - Added 5 images supplied by Dennis Ting from Victoria

 

■     1-1-09   Added January newsletter and articles

 

■ 30-12-08   Questions and Answers - red fleshed citrus

 

■ 19-12-08   Fruit and Fruit Info - Nectarine and Peach - Added Nectazee and Pixzee 

                     information. Images supplied by Damian Mansfield                     

 

■ 18-12-08   Fruit and Fruit Info - Vegetable - Added Stevia images and information

 

■   5-12-08   Fruit - Apples - Added Opalescent and Stewarts Seedling submitted

                     by Tim Sansom                   

 

■ 19-11-08   Updated Meetings and added an Article from newsletter

 

■ 17-11-08   Added November newsletter

 

■   4-11-08   Fruit - Tropical - Added images of Fruit Buffet and Noni Fruit

 

■ 31-10-08   Fruit Info - Apples - Corrected a few ambiguities pointed out

                     by Jan Jackowiak

 

■ 22-10-08   Links - Included a link to Garden Clubs of Australia

 

■ 10-10-08   Added 4 articles from July newsletter and 3 from September

 

■   9-10-08   Added September newsletter

 

■   30-9-08   E-mail address has been restored

 

■     7-7-08   The rarefruit e-mail address has been suspended until October,

                      whilst Webmaster is on holidays.

 

■   24-6-08   Links - Included sites where fruit trees may be purchased and delivered.

 

■   19-6-08   Meetings - July grafting session dates

 

■   18-5-08   Updated meeting dates and added May newsletter and articles

 

■   20-4-08   Nutrition - At bottom of Fruit page - a 12 page document by John Poole -

                       'How to Defeat Cancer and Other Metabolic Diseases'

 

■   11-4-08   Updated Contacts - New Officers and Committee

 

■     1-4-08   Updated Membership Form

 

■   16-3-08   Updated meeting dates and added March newsletter and articles

 

■   15-2-08   Fruit Images - Fig - 3 Black Genoa images by Steve Carapetis

 

■     8-2-08   Fruit Info - Plum - Mrs Duncan, Methley and Standard

 

■     7-2-08   Fruit Images - Plum - 16 images including Becky Smith, Frontier, Methley,

                     Mrs Duncan, October Purple and Standard

 

■   29-1-08   Fruit Images - Berry - 4 Autumn Bliss Raspberry images

                                            Plum - 2 Narrabeen images photographed by Steve Carapetis

 

■   12-1-08   Updated meeting dates and added January newsletter and articles

 

■     6-1-08   Grafting - Why grafts fail - image of Rob White's nectarine tree which was

                      allowed to fruit too early

 

■ 26-12-07   Sundry - Viewing Preferences - installed a link to download Adobe Reader

 

■ 14-12-07   Fruit and Fruit Info - Plum - Kyogle etc. 8 images

 

■ 10-12-07   Fruit - Plum - added Bartons Pride, Nectarine - May Grand, Cherry - Simone

                     Fruit Info - updated plum and nectarine information

 

■ 22-11-07   Changed e-mail link to an image to discourage spamming search engines

 

■ 19-11-07   Added November newsletter and articles

 

■ 18-10-07   Questions - added 10 more answered questions

 

■   8-10-07   Updated meetings and grafting dates

 

■   17-9-07   Added September newsletter and articles

 

■   25-7-07   Fruit Info - Apple - added Blue Pearmain, Borovitsky, Crow Egg,

                     Mollies Delicious, Monarch and Priam

 

■   21-7-07   Fruit Images - Apple - Uploaded 87 images photographed by Robert Brew

 

■   18-7-07   Fruit Images - added 2 Jaboticaba and 1 Golden Kiwi flower image

 

■   17-7-07   Fruit Images - Apples - added 13 more heritage variety images

 

■   16-7-07   Updated Meetings and added July newsletter

 

■   14-7-07   Fruit Info - Vegetable - added Kiwano info and images

 

■     6-7-07   Fruit Info - Started adding flower images using hover buttons

 

■     5-7-07   Fruit Images - Uploaded 26 images provided by Deb Cantrill of

                      Nirvana Organic Farm

 

■   17-6-07   Events - Garden Gurus visit to John & Margaret Poole's

 

■   13-6-07   Grafting - Added a budwood Compatibility chart and Aftercare of graft

 

■   13-5-07   Updated Meetings and added May newsletter and articles

 

■   26-4-07   Fruit Images - Vegetable - Ginger - added 3 images

 

■   16-4-07   Library - list updated and expanded

 

■   12-4-07   Events - Visit to Adelaide by Roger and Shirley Myer from the

                     California Rare Fruit Growers   

 

■   11-4-07   Fruit - added 4 more jujube images, pistachio nut, dates and quince

                     photos taken at Food Forest

 

■     9-4-07   Fruit Info - Apple - included 2 more varieties and supplied alternative

                      names to many existing varieties

 

■   17-3-07   Updated Meetings and added March newsletter

 

■    7 -2-07   Fruit and Fruit Info - Pluot - Dapple Dandy, Pluot - Flavor Heart

 

■  27 -1-07   Fruit - Apple - uploaded 50 heritage apple images taken by Robert Brew

                     Fruit - Plum - added 2 plum images also by Robert Brew

 

■  22 -1-07   Fruit Info and Images - Plum - Queen Rosa, Becky Smith and Methley

 

■  18 -1-07   Updated Meetings and added January newsletter and articles

 

■     2-1-07   Fruit Into - Terminology - included Chill Hours definition

 

■ 30-12-06   Events - Field trip to Agon Berry Farm

 

■ 11-12-06   Fruit Info and Images - Plum - Early Narrabeen and Pasha

 

■   3-12-06   Fruit Info - Peach - added weight image of Springcrest

 

■   2-12-06   Fruit Info - Plum - added Bostone Faire, Browns Blood, Burmosa

                     and Red Beaut. Nectarine - added Sungold. Also added weight images

 

■   1-12-06   Fruit Images - Plum - added Bostone Faire, Browns Blood, Burmosa

                     and Red Beaut. Nectarine - added Sungold

 

■ 22-11-06   Added November newsletter and articles

 

■ 25-10-06   Fruit Images - Apple - added Red Spur Delicious. Pear - added Lemon

                     Bergamot

 

■   17-9-06   Added September newsletter and articles

 

■   31-8-06   Fruit Info - Sundry - Pawpaw - undated info

 

■   26-8-06   Fruit Info - re-worked bananas, adding further info and images

 

■   25-8-06   Fruit Images - Tropical - updated Banana - Praying Hands - Tropical -                     Santol, Rose Apple, Sweetsop

 

■   23-8-06   Fruit Images - Tropical - updated Star Apple. Coconut, Cherry of the

                     Rio Grande, Lychee, Akee, Cashew Nut, Governors Plum, Green Sapote,

                     Malay Apple, Mamey Sapote, Miracle Fruit, Mabolo, Naranjilla, Noni Fruit,

                     Pomegranate

 

■   22-8-06   Fruit Info - Tropical - Bilimbi, Elephant Apple, Tropical Apricot, Imbe,

                     Himalayan Garcinia, Spanish Lime, Bakupari, Barbados Gooseberry,

                     Guajilote, Kwai Muk, Neem

 

■   13-8-06   Nutrition - extensive new section created to show the nutritive values

                     of most of the common fruits, nuts and seeds

 

■     3-8-06   Questions - a pear grafting success story by Mark Henley

 

■   17-7-06   Added July newsletter and articles

 

■   30-6-06   Fruit Info - Cherry - updated info on Merchant, Sunburst and Summit

                     Included Salmo, Compact Lambert and Compact Stella

 

■   29-6-06   Fruit Info - Citrus - added Jaffa Orange. Peach - added Peregrine

                     Nashi Fruit - added Ya Li

 

■   20-6-06   Varieties - Apple - updated list

                     Fruit Info - Peach - Donut

 

■   10-6-06   Updated meeting topics, including July grafting sessions

 

■   26-4-06   Added May newsletter and article

 

■   20-4-06   Contacts - new committee list

                     Fruit - Pear - Paradise images

 

■   15-4-06   Fruit - Grape - Waltham Cross

                     Fruit Info - Weight - 7 images

 

■     4-4-06   Grafting - Added 19 images of T-budding, Chip budding and Side grafting

                     photographed by Jason Prinz

 

■   28-3-06   Fruit - Apple - Cox's Orange Pippin. Sapote - Dade, Lemon Gold. Plum -

                     Doris, Salad. Pear - Kieffer

 

■   23-3-06   Questions - Added a few answers from our panel

 

■   20-3-06   Fruit - Plum - Angelino, Coe's Golden Drop, Satsuma.  Nut - F8 Chestnut.

                     Pear - Josephine.  Sapote - Lemon Gold.  Grape - Marroo. 

                     Apple - Stayman's Winesap

 

■   19-3-06   Added March newsletter. Updated Meetings. Links - Rare Fruit Council

 

■     5-3-06   Fruit Info - Pleach

 

■   18-2-06   Fruit Info - Passionfruit - Fragrant Granadilla. Images taken by Mike Bertram

 

■   10-2-06   Fruit - Plum - Angelino, Bardona, Doris

 

■     2-2-06   Fruit Info - Apple - added Red Gravenstein, Dougherty, Golden Anvilspur,

                     Goldsmith, Jubilee, July Red, Lalla, Prince Edward, Red Jonathan,

                     Scarlet Nonpareil, Scarlet Pearmain, Scotia, Secor, Starkrimson Delicious,

                     Statesman Red Sport, Stone Pippin, Dumelow's Seedling, Winter Majetin,

                     Foxwhelp. Also extensive info about other apple cultivars.

 

■   26-1-06   Links - Added new link and removed and updated obsolete addresses

 

■   23-1-06   Events - Lenswood - Included 5 more images taken by Andrew Thompson

 

■   22-1-06   Fruit - Fig - Genoa images taken by Steve Carapetis. Plum - Angelino,

                     Angelina Burdett, Doris. Tropical - Babaco.

                     Fruit Info - Fig - Mary Lane Jelly

 

■   20-1-06   Sundry - Included a disclaimer

 

■   19-1-06   Created new section on Nutrient Deficiencies

 

■   16-1-06   Added January newsletter and Article. Updated Meetings

 

■   12-1-06   Fruit Info - Terminology - included  extra definitions

                     Fruit - Plum - Frontier images

 

■     7-1-06   Fruit Images - Passionfruit - Sweet Granadilla, Pluot - Flavor Rich

                     Vegetable - Bitter Melon    Tropical - Santol, Cashew Apple    Apple -

                     Cox's Orange Pippin, Crab Apple    Sundry - Medlar    Plum - Shiro

 

■     6-1-06   Fruit - Plum - Images of Methley, Early Selection, Early Rivers and Burgundy

                     Fruit Info - Early Selection

 

■     4-1-06   Fruit Info - Nectarine - upgraded layout and added Redgold, Nectared 4,

                     Arctic Gold, Arctic Snow, Caldesi 2010, Sunred, Sungold and Firebrite

 

■     1-1-06   Diseases - Brown Rot - 4 nectarine images    Shot-hole - peach
                     Insects - Replaced Sawfly larva image

 

■   2005 News listing deleted from this area

 

■   2004 News listing deleted from this area

 

■   Our new web site has many areas completed.

 

■   A public area with the latest news, meeting dates and membership form has

     been posted.

 

■   Public contact phone numbers, mailing address and e-mail address have been

     added to the home page.

 

■   A hit counter recording number of times that site has been visited is also

     added to home page.

 

■   A members only area with password protection has been enabled which allows

     viewing and printing of newsletters in a coloured format.

 

■   The members area contains an extensive database of fruit images

     and information on many varieties.

 

■   A chronological list of articles from newsletters dating back to 1999 has been

     completed. Archives are being searched for earlier articles to be included.

 

■   Newsletters have been converted to pdf files for accurate printing. More recent

     copies are in colour.

 

■   The Fruit Info first stage has been completed, additional data will be added

     as it becomes available.

 

  24-1-04  Web site created by John Poole at McLaren Vale.