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Persimmon Tree Updates. 6.6.18
Those peaches look divine, Daniel! I've lost a branch already due to weight. I never prune my trees--just let nature do it. When I visited the Smokies (Nat. Park) many years ago, I saw an old homestead with a scraggly looking apple tree. It was loaded with the best looking apples I ever saw. I decided right then, I'm never going to prune again. Mother nature know best.
The tayberry I rescued some months ago from a dumpstore starts to flower! Must be a survivor!
Daniel, 15 years, eh? So goes the adage of the wise man planting in whose shade he will never sit ... my nectarines will be for future generations.
Hot here too, and humid. And so I resort to indoor projects. :)
Patricia, Oh Yes!! whipped cream is perfect!
How is Rick's garden growing?
Are you having a temperature spike this month?
Spud, it sounds like you are having a dry spell, too. And the heat is terrible. I had to come in before 11 AM and Spokane had the highest temperature for June on record. Today was 105 degrees. We don't usually get that scorching heat until August.
OH dear! This will be a bad fire season. We had so much rain earlier and have lots of grass growing on the hills. Conditions are right for fires.
Barbara, I know bagging is a chore, but it might be a good solution. I hope so. Remember to keep us informed next year; I hope you get some. OH! It was squirrels?! Those rascals.
I was in my garden at 5:30 AM having breakfast. Mrs. Fat Tail Squirrel came over and sat beside me eating some treasure she found in the garden.
Daniel, these peaches look exactly like the peaches I remember as a child and have not had since. I love the taste and to think you have so many now. So, the answer was to move it into a protected place.
I love daylilies! They bloom as though they were proud to be on stage! The colors of your two radiate life.
Necatrines eaten = squirrels. grrrrrr.
Randall, well you are getting something for your efforts. I guess I am too - I'm growing future shade! :)
Barbara, I don't know which is worse: having your nectarines eaten by some critter, or not having any to begin with (my case). And it hurts to see my apricots dropping from worms--plums, too. At least I have apples, peaches, pears, and persimmons.
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