Thursday, January 7, 2010

Summer bounty



I have been cursed with a pixie nectarine tree with Curly leaf: it was diseased when it first came into leaf, but over the last few years it seems to be recovering.
It was at it's best in the real drought; But this year the fruit is bigger and been kept free from birds and Spencer; he tends to go underneath and grab at any fruit, ripe or not that is handy. He does the same with the apple trees as well so need to protect them soon.
The last of the fruit I picked yesterday and took a bowl full to Ursula next door. So the shroud can come off again!
And no, the peach tree did nothing this year!

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