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Growing Peach Trees in the Pacific Northwest: It’s the Pits

Growing Peach Trees in the Pacific Northwest: It’s the Pits

Growing peach trees in the maritime Pacific Northwest is the pits. There I said it, because for thirteen long, relatively futile and fruitless years, I’ve tended almost every known peach-leaf-curl-resistant peach tree variety on the market with negligible results. The first couple of years seemed […]

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 […]

Two Peaches Are Better Than One

Two Peaches Are Better Than One

Indian Free Peach Harvest: One for Each Hand   In a month where plump pumpkins take center stage, green tomatoes consume counter space faster than we consume them, and wet leaves hitch a ride on unsuspecting soles, I awaited the finale of one of summer’s finest players, my […]