Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Doomed Apricots

A brief glimpse of this year's apricot blossoms which just started opening up like slow-motion popcorn yesterday... and which, if the forecast is accurate, will freeze tonight or tomorrow night.

From dirt & dogs

Last year we went through the rigamarole of stringing Christmas lights on several of the early blooming fruit trees and covering them with sheets. It made for some great photos ...

From dirt & dogs

From dirt & dogs

... but it didn't gain us any crops so I think this year I'll let things happen as they may. Perhaps my trees will toughen up for having to fend for themselves?

~ trina

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