Preserving A Bumper Fruit Harvest

Where I live, it’s been a pretty fantastic year for fruit.Pile of peaches

The good rains over the previous 2 summers (after a long drought) plus good rain in spring probably had something to do with it. So might pretty regular (drip) irrigation and good sun. 🙂

For me, so far we have seen: Continue reading

Peachy Perfection

My peach and nectarine trees are hinting at the pink blossom that will soon be here.  This budswell means that it’s time to apply the main dose of sulphur-based spray to control leaf curl and brown rot (fungal diseases).  Continue reading