Sunday, June 15, 2008

Peaches by June 27

Barb Pate reports that the peach trees are loaded. At left, see her grandson "learning the business the hard way from the ground up. He is working with his Dad this summer in the orchard. This is a later variety they are thinning."

Thinning the number of peaches on each tree is a lot of work, but crtitical to ensure the large delicious peaches that we have come to expect from Pates Orchard.