11 Apple Picking Supplies You Really Autumn Know About

Fall is approaching, and it's almost that cozy time of year filled with corn mazes, hayrides and, of course, apple picking.

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August 15, 2022

There's nothing quite like a trip to the orchard with a crisp fall breeze, colorful scenery and delicious apples calling your name. Get ready to make memories with a fun-filled apple-picking adventure for you and your family.

But the realities of lugging around those flimsy shopping bags, struggling to reach that juicy-looking apple hanging up high, and apples constantly dropping from your child's arms can take the enjoyment out of the experience. Those days are behind you. We’ve assembled our best ideas to give you and your family an easy and stress-free time in the country. How ‘bout them apples?


Store your and your family’s findings with this soft-shell picking bag that can hold up to 65 pounds of apples.

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This waterproof apron pouch is perfect for storing the apples you collected while freeing up your hands to grab more.

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Grab those hard-to-reach apples with this lightweight fruit picker basket that can extend up to 20-plus feet.

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Gather the fruit you collect in this heavy-duty gardening apron with comfortable crossover back straps. The deep-bottom release pocket allows you to easily dump your apples into your bag or basket when your pouch gets full so you have room to collect more.

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Keep your hands clean when reaching through the leaves with this pair of leather gloves.

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This foldable and stable step ladder will help you and your group grab the apples that are out of arm’s reach for maximum fruit supply.

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After carrying around all your collections and other belongings, your arms are probably getting tired. Use this handy collapsible wagon to make transporting your apples from place to place much more effortless.

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Show off your delicious pickings at your picnic or home with this elegantly designed basket that is made for easy carry.

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Enjoy the fruits of your labor with your friends and family with this durable and water-resistant outdoor blanket that you can easily fold up and take with you anywhere you go.

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Bundle up your little ones for your outdoor adventure with this adorable layette set that includes two onesies, a pair of pants, a bib, a hat and a pair of socks.

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No adventure would be complete without your furry friend. Keep your pup warm during your apple-picking adventure with this adorable fruit-shaped pet hoodie.

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