Tom Burford is an orchard and nursery consultant specializing in restoration, re-creation, and design at historic sites and private estates. He is the author of Apples: A Catalog of International Varieties
(1991, 1998), a reference work on hundreds of apples, and has written manuals on grafting, orchard design, and fruit-tree culture. Burford, a Virginia native, presents workshops and seminars nationally and continues to explore for "lost" fruit varieties worldwide.
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