I did a Drive-by Fruiting

Discussion in 'Fruit Trees' started by Native Hunter, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. Native Hunter

    Native Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Too many ticks and chiggers to walk through some parts of the NH Jungle, so I took a stroll from inside the pickup truck to see what all was growing right now.

    Our Blackberries are still several days from being ripe, but looking good for the long haul...

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    Persimmon crop is heavy this year:

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    Crabapples kind of unbelievable:

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    Apples looking fine too:

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    Witch Hazel making lots of nuts:

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    Service Berries:

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    Chestnut burs forming already:

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    Elderberry in bloom:

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    Sawtooths making nuts:

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    Wild blueberry still very green:

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    Allegheney Chinkapin forming well but lagging behind chestnuts:

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    Enjoy.... looks like a good year for fruits and nuts.
     
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  2. THE LLC

    THE LLC Well-Known Member

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    Drought in May put a hurtin' on us.
     
  3. Native Hunter

    Native Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear that. Rains have been about right for us until the last few days and now it's too much all at once. Probably won't hurt fruit but will get some low crop fields bad.
     
  4. Mennoniteman

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    A fruit zoo
     
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  5. Triple C

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    Steve...You got it going on in a GOOD way brother!!! I need you to visit the Triple C and put a fruit producing dance on my pears. I got more than any year in the past but nothing to what you've posted on your property thread. I'm good on the persimmons but mother nature still seems to take good care of those. Covered up in blackberries. Expect to have apples in another year or so from the grafts The LLC did for me 2 years ago, still looking for my 1st sawtooth acorn and my 1st chestnut. You've got more going on on that tract than most have on tracts 3 or 4 times the size. Good stuff!!!
     
  6. Native Hunter

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    Thanks TC. For most things I think time takes care of everything. I've had apples and chestnuts now for many years, and I can still remember the lean years and how hard that waiting was. I also remember how that it looked for a while like I was not going to get any sawtooth acorns, and then BOOM - had a banner years and good since then. I think if we start out with the right varieties that there will be ups and downs, but time is our best friend!
     
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    A man can't have a fruit zoo without pears, and I forgot to post them... Old age is killing me...

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    Wow! I'm new here, but I'm assuming this all is the fruit of a lot of hard work, literally.
     
  9. Native Hunter

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    Correct, and I like to think of it as a labor of love!!!
     
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    Meanwhile for those of us not in Eden. And something already eating on one. 2nd yr planting so I plucked off the 6 apples. The Golden are loaded to breaking point. Blackberries loaded too but I’ll never see one thanks to the bear.
    I wasn’t too afraid to walk thru my weeds!!Driving? Suck it up buttercup. Lol. Your Place looks great as usual.
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    And pears for first time.
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    Is that the same vehicle you put the "Dukes of Hazard" plot in with?
     
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    Yes it is. I'm trying to wear it out so I can have an excuse to get a new one.....
     
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    He's lying. He has 3 tank sprayers in the bed of that thing and he aint moving them to another truck and jinx that garden of eden he has.:rolleyes:
     
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    You obviously don't have any teenagers around to fasttrack the wearing out process.
     
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    Wait till I send you a picture of my nectarines.
     
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    That's exactly what I was thinking !! Best fruit zoo I know of too.
     
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    They say the zookeeper does dances around those trees with a pruning shears
     
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