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About recon77

Peach Grower, Plant Researcher, PhD Candidate in Instructional Technology, and Farmers' Market Participant

Update! Freeze damage, etc.

Well, it looks like the cold weather two weeks back severely injured my early peaches, nectarines, plums, and apricot. I made this quick little video for you to view what blooms of cherry and apple are looking like along with … Continue reading

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Wow, rough week.

Last week was a rough one for my fruit trees. Most of my peaches (donuts), nectarines, some pears, and plums were in full bloom and 20 degrees or so was very hard on the blooms. We will see what happens, … Continue reading

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Bad year again but 2017 should be good.

Wow, 2016 was yet another bad year for the orchards. This was mainly due to the fact that I was exceptionally busy finishing my PhD. Now, that is over, so hopefully fruit will be back again in 2017. I’ve started … Continue reading

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I just realized!

That I hadn’t posted in 2 years.  That is because I’ve been pretty much frozen out.  However, this year I have had some peaches: Saturn, Bounty, Red Haven, and will have quite a few Contender (which is a super good … Continue reading

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Latest Entry, We will have SOME fruit!

We will have some fruit this summer still: peaches, asian pears, pears, and apples. I am including a video from youtube of my latest walk around

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so much rain…

another 1.5 inches today, not sure if pests can be kept off the orchard this year at all, y’all meanwhile some marriage counseling for you all  

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Crop Update, 1st Day of June, 2013

OK, This is what the crop looks like presently and my plans accordingly. Sweet Cherries – Some are ripe, light to medium crop.  I think I will eat them, not sell. Plums, Nectarines – Basically NO crop. Peaches – A … Continue reading

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