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Orchard Blog

Top of the day everybody.  We spent a little extra time this week preparing the grounds and for the Grimmer-Knutson wedding reception.  Tonight, for those of you interested in having an outdoor event, is a great time for a visit.  On another note, all the trees planted this spring are doing great,...
Unfortunately Tractor Blight claimed our first 2 trees on Friday.  Until the blight hit Friday all our 1032 trees we planted this spring had survived and were even blossoming.  It was first noticed while planting the oat, grass and clover seed between the rows of trees.  Only 2 trees located at the...
Jack Frost visited the orchard this week.  Temperature dropped to 30 degrees and we had frost on the grass.  Peppers and tomatoes were watered and were not injured.  We checked for damage in the orchard and we are happy to report that no damage was noted.  Let's hope He does not decide to visit us...
Blossom season is here!  Plum trees started blossoming on Thursday and are almost finished.  D'Anjou pear, Duchess, Zestar, Paula Red, Honey Gold and two unknown variety apples started blossoming today.  You are welcome to come take pictures if you like, no charge, just send us a copy of the...