One Man's Apple Orchard

Nick Botner, an Oregon apple orchardist, grows 3,000 varieties on grafted trees.

Apple Orchard
The air in 77-year-old Nick Botner's 7-acre Yoncalla, Oregon, orchard is redolent with the aroma of apples, a sweet-tart sensation guaranteed to make your mouth water in anticipation.
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