Friday, July 1, 2016

Thomas Volney Munson (1843-1913)

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Horticulturist, Thomas Volney Munson, was instrumental in saving the grape in Europe. He found a grapevine, in Texas, resistant to disease. Through study and a grafting program, scientist were able to use the Texas grapevine to restore vineyards throughout the world.



Seeing the Proverbial Forest for the Trees

Mustang grapevine growing on the trunk of the oak tree and into the canopy, raining grapes during the month of August. The grapevine is native to this area and one of our vines is over 50 years old.





Grafted grapevines saved many grape varieties







Grassroots Horticulture
2006-2016
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