30 Bananas a Day!

Peach, Plum, Pear fruit trees & Tulip spring flowers blooming

Last week was very cold and so I kept all the fruit trees covered--hoping that would protect the fruit tree blooms. It looks like the pear blooms and nectarine blooms survived but are wilted; while the other peach and plum trees waited till after the week of frost to bloom. There was lots of bees on those trees yesterday.

It's sad to say, but the 5 year old Peach tree I planted from Arborday.org died this year. I can at least say I got a fruit harvest off of it last summer, and they were delicious. I believe it was a fungus that is common in Peaches and nectarines where there is a wound around the base of the tree and gum begins to ooze out of the wound. It is recommended to use fungicide, but of course I researched when the peach died so there is no saving it now. I am going to replace it's space with mulberries that I have in pots.

Because it's warmer now, I am taking off the plastic and garden cloth, blankets and scarfs that I had the fruit trees wrapped in. Once it warmed up in the last couple of days, I have been distributing compost around some of the berry plants and on the hugelkultur mounds. I am acclimating and hardening off the goji berry plants and mulberries so I can transplant them outdoors.

Below are pictures of the fruit trees that are blooming right now as well as the tulips that are blooming in the garden.

plum tree in bloom


small Cherry tree (left), Plum & Pear trees blooming

20+ year old Peach tree 


Chicago Hardy Fig tree

Fig

Brown Turkey Fig tree (front) & Cardboard mulching around blueberry patch

Compost mulching yellow raspberries & goji berry

 And of course this dog is a big part of the garden process.

-Cassie K

Original post @ Peach, Plum, Pear fruit trees & Tulip spring flowers blooming

Views: 98

Comment

You need to be a member of 30 Bananas a Day! to add comments!

Join 30 Bananas a Day!

Comment by Forest on June 22, 2017 at 11:27am

Thanks Cassie - Always great to see your posts.

30BaD Search

Latest Activity

Maddi groves replied to Arwen17's discussion So how much do you guys exercise per day? (to keep from gaining weight)
1 hour ago
Maddi groves replied to z a b's discussion Does Sungazing Damage the Eyes?
1 hour ago
steve replied to z a b's discussion Does Sungazing Damage the Eyes?
9 hours ago
Bluesky commented on Raw Music's group Vienna Meetup
22 hours ago
Bluesky joined Raw Music's group
22 hours ago
Dr.Wilco posted a video

I AM VEGAN AND YES, I AM JUDGING YOU

Hello Banana worshipers!! I am bringing this video to all of you as I would like to know what you think or feel about this girl expressing something that many do not dare to mention or bring to our attention. So if you are Raw, a Vegan or non-Vegan…
23 hours ago
Ben Trovato posted videos
23 hours ago
Profile IconKELEN FRANCO and Klara Petrova joined 30 Bananas a Day!
23 hours ago
steve replied to z a b's discussion Does Sungazing Damage the Eyes?
yesterday
Profile IconKanerva, Arisa Moloney - Street, Vicki and 3 more joined 30 Bananas a Day!
Thursday
Samantha Marie Alvarez replied to Lola Maria's discussion Looking for some new vegan friends!
Thursday
Samantha Marie Alvarez replied to Arwen17's discussion So how much do you guys exercise per day? (to keep from gaining weight)
Thursday
Ben Trovato posted a status
"New videos coming!!"
Thursday
Arwen17 posted discussions
Wednesday
Samantha Marie Alvarez joined Lia Mack's group
Wednesday
carine martine left a comment for Dane McColl
Tuesday

© 2017   Created by TheBananaGirl.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service