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January 13, 1958: Cluster of apricots

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June 18, 2017

This picture of 29 Shipley apricots - all of canning size - clustered on a single branch, and typical of the exuberant production on many district orchards, was taken last week of fruit from the orchard of Miss E. McPhee, of Orrvale.

This is Mr. Bernie O'Dea's first year on his aunt's property and, having sprayed to instructions issued by S.P.C., he is particularly pleased with his first venture into the orchard field.

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