Northern Spy Apples & Nova Spy Apples

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Did you know the Northern Spy Apple is a great apple for baking?  Ever since we lived in Pennsylvania and now in Oregon, each fall we’ve been buying a bushel of Northern Spy Apples from a local orchard.  Now we are growing  a version of the Northern Spy Apple of our own…the Nova Spy Apples!

The above picture was taken early in June.

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Three to four years ago, Tim planted several apple trees, two Nova Spy and one Honey Crisp.  This year, we are seeing the ‘fruit’ of his labors with a healthy crop of apples on the the trees.

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I took this picture a few days ago.  Sometime in September, we will harvest the apples, and we’ll make homemade apple pie.  I make the crust and Tim makes the filling.

Happy Monday!

~Molly

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