Tag: backyard orchard

Mirabelle Plum: Nature’s Little Gumdrop

Mirabelle Plum: Nature’s Little Gumdrop

I like to try out fruit trees like some folks enjoy trying on shoes. So many fruit trees, so little time, and with each success, failure has likely played its part. As with shoes, you don’t ask a loafer to go hiking, or a sandal to play basketball, nor do […]

Nanaimo Peach Tree: Finally a Homegrown Peach

Nanaimo Peach Tree: Finally a Homegrown Peach

Spend a few minutes on my blog perusing summer posts, and you’ll easily grasp my love of growing and eating fresh fruit, and note my undeniable love of the peach, especially. Well after twelve years of trying to harvest a decent peach on an island better […]