Sunday, June 30, 2013

Pictoral Orchard Update

For years Troy has promised his fruit trees would overrun us with fruit. Hasn't happened yet, but this may be the year the trees make him an honest man:

This was a bush he got at Menards this spring. He's working on propagating some bushes on his own, but they won't be bearing fruit for a while.

Honeycrisp apples:
The other apples that I never remember:
(First year they've produced any fruit too.)


Columnar apple variety:
If you're wondering what all that white stuff is on the trees, it's a very fine clay Troy sprays on the trees (with water) to deter bugs.

And the bees have been happy too:

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