"Preserving Our Horticultural Heritage"

Ron and Suzanne Joyner

P.O. Box 70 l Lansing, NC 28643

oldapple@bighorsecreekfarm.com

"Preserving Our Horticultural Heritage"

Ron and Suzanne Joyner

P.O. Box 70 l Lansing, NC 28643

oldapple@bighorsecreekfarm.com

"Preserving Our Horticultural Heritage"

Ron and Suzanne Joyner

P.O. Box 70 l Lansing, NC 28643

oldapple@bighorsecreekfarm.com

"Preserving Our Horticultural Heritage"

Ron and Suzanne Joyner

P.O. Box 70 l Lansing, NC 28643

oldapple@bighorsecreekfarm.com

"Preserving Our Horticultural Heritage"

Ron and Suzanne Joyner

P.O. Box 70 l Lansing, NC 28643

oldapple@bighorsecreekfarm.com

Order Apple Trees in September

The March 1st deadline for submitting apple tree orders has passed so we are no longer accepting requests for custom-grafted apple trees. For those who could not place orders before the deadline please visit our website in September when our annual "List of Fall Trees" will be posted. Hundreds of apple trees will be available for purchase and delivery at that time. Our sincerest thanks to all!

Ron’s Blog

Ron Picking Apples

Ron Picking Apples

The apple hung tantalizingly out of reach, a single perfect specimen suspended high in the upper reaches of the tree. Read more

Visit Us in Ashe County

New River

New River in North Carolina

We have the great fortune to live in the beautiful high mountains of Ashe County in NW North Carolina, where, from our front deck, we have outstanding views of our neighboring states, Tennessee and Virginia. Read more

Monthly Featured Apple

Gloria Mundi

Over the last 30 years I have given a lot of public lectures about our work collecting and preserving American heritage apples. During these presentations, I always made a point to encourage the audience to develop an appreciation for the astonishing diversity of apples, noting there is simply no other fruit with the incredible range of size, color, flavor, shape, texture or aroma as Malus pumila, the common apple.  Read more