Apricots : You Can't Win Them All
Originally uploaded by mikeysklar
Occasionally I get this crazy idea that we should have all perennials in the yard. No more seedling nonsense, let's just put in stuff once and forget it. I'm glad we never tried that. Our fruit trees are showing their complete lack of abundance this year. We are looking to get less than a half dozen apricots off of a pair of 3 year old trees. Even our massive peach tree will probably yield less than 20 peaches. Wendy and I both cried when one of our only two pears fell off in a wind storm last week. We had a tough spring with high winds and late freezes. Let's hope the annuals even things out.