We had a little snow a couple of days ago and I was concerned about our Asian pear trees. As you can see from this photo they're actually starting to bud! Hopefully the weather is going to get progressively warmer. I wonder if we'll get a few blossoms this year. I don't know what that means for fruit, but it would be cool to see our babies bear flowers.
As I inspected each tree today, most of them looked good. Some of them were a little more developed than others. And t
Our first 126 trees arrived March 4th, complete with directions for planting. Because we were just recovering from a deep freeze followed by rain and thawing, we opted to plant them 3 days later. Bob had already dug the preliminary holes in what we thought would be well-drained soil. Much to our dismay there were puddles of water standing in some of the holes. We're not sure if this is the result of the red clay holding in the soaking from the sky, or if there is water un