Rewind with RFD – Show 609

Nothing notes the onset of autumn quite like a trip to a U-Pick apple orchard. While these agritourism attractions are more prevalent farther north, you can still experience the fun of the orchard right here in Alabama. This week, Jim Allen stops in at Scott’s Orchard, one of the state’s premier spots for a day of apple-pickin’ and cider-sippin’.

Dilapidated or even condemned properties can be an eyesore, but with the right training, your eyes could see the parts of those places that are truly diamonds in the rough. That’s what the folks over at Southern Accents Architectural Antiques in Cullman have been doing for over 50 years – finding and reclaiming unique pieces and giving them new life inside fixer uppers or new construction homes. Mary Wilson finds out more about this southern success story.

America’s love of oysters has made farming these succulent shellfish a rapidly growing industry. Kevin Worthington takes us inside Alabama’s Murder Point Oysters in Bayou La Batre to see how they’ve built a national reputation for top-notch seafood.

Sidney Phelps introduces us to a new product line available from Bonnie Plants and Miracle-Gro… flowers! Now in addition to offering the best vegetables you can grow, Bonnie is helping you put some extra color in your garden.

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