Monthly Archives: May 2013

Orchard Notes

The focus this week is spraying for pests that can penetrate the fruit. This includes plum curculio, oriental fruit moth and codling moth . It is critical that these pests are accounted for because they will make worms in the … Continue reading

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Orchard Notes

Cold weather is back and we are at full bloom. Not an uncommon scenario for fruit growers. The question is how cold will it get. For most of our crops, the magic number for damage is 28F. At 28 we … Continue reading

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Orchard Notes

What a beautiful stretch of weather. We have been super busy on so many fronts. Peach pruning was completed Saturday. They are at full bloom right now. I pruned very rigorously due to an unusually high flower bud count. We … Continue reading

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