WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Spring in transitioning into summer fast and furious. Some of my apple and blueberries are already showing young fruit in the making. The swelling at the base of apple flowers normally indicates a future apple fruit is growing. The blueberries are already visible. IContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? It’s pretty warm out right now, but a few days ago we had some low temperatures reaching below 30 degrees. I have three different fruit trees flowering right now: peach, apple, and Asian pear. Peach and Asian pears seem like they were too exposedContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Sometimes I’m asked about which fruit tree to select for planting; The follow-up question is often about how long it will take to bear fruit. Often it might be 5 to 10 years. For some, this is too long, “I’ll be dead by then.”Continue Reading