Fruit without Pesticides

According to the Environmental Work Group, apples contain more pesticides that most other fruits. And fruits in general contain a lot of pesticides.

“But, you can’t grow fruit without lots of pesticides” …I say, Bull Hockey!!

If you select disease resistant apples and enclosed them in a plastic bag for the season, you eliminate airborne and insect borne diseases and there is no need for pesticides.

“But commercially I cannot bag fruit .” Well, the Japanese do and so do some West Coast organic producers.

I have been bagging my apples for several years, and produce picture perfect fruit with no pesticides, no fungicides, and no herbicides.

Here’s where I buy my 7”x9” polyethylene bags, cost $20 per thousand,
http://www.papermart.com/2-mil-flat-polyethylene-bags/id=4417?SearchItemNumber=16279 

Here are the twist ties,
http://www.papermart.com/plastic-bag-twist-ties/id=20987?SearchItemNumber=241010









References
http://www.almanac.com
http://www.ca.uky.edu
http://www.tlehcs.com
http://homeguides.sfgate.com