Hard to resist stretching out on this sunny day...
Oh my goodness! We need two weeks of this weather to dry things out.
You know how I've been talking about pruning the fruit trees and spraying dormant oil...well I got that done yesterday. Sure did. Pruned the rose bushes too.
Folks would probably laugh at these fruit trees...this little orchard of mine...consisting of one struggling little apple tree, three peach trees, a wispy switch of an apricot tree, which surprised me with eleven little apricots last summer, two very small plum trees, and two tall lanky pear trees that don't look strong enough to support a pear. Frail, that pretty much describes them all.
So, Late February...prune
Late February or early March...spray dormant oil
Early March...fertilize each little tree with 1 cup of
Bound and determined to grow fruit...I will keep you posted on how we're doing. Keep your fingers crossed!
Why did the guineas cross the path?
I'm not looking at you, Smokey
Wow! that's a steep hill back here...
I don't think anybody will bother your bear, Eli.
bite of hay anyone?
and towering far above the goat's lot...is that buds I see?
Would you believe, Poppy found two ticks crawling on him when we came inside! He sure did! Mighty early to be getting tick bites.
Thank you for visiting. Hope to be back real soon.