Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Granny Smith apples were first grown in Australia by Maria Ann (Granny) Smith of New South Wales.
Bartlett pears are named for Enoch Bartlett, a Roxbury, Massachusetts farmer.
Greengage plums got their name from Sir William Gage, an English botanist.
Macintosh apples came to us from a Scottish immigrant who discovered them growing wild on his newly settled Canadian farm.