Gardening in Southwest Washington State. Aiming for good food, sustainability, diversity, ecological balance. Learning from tradition, science, experience, and experimentation. Growing fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. Growing from seeds, cuttings, divisions, and grafting. Puttering meditation.
Saturday, May 05, 2012
Backyard Orchard Culture: Progress Report.
Asian pears have set lots of fruits. I forget which variety this is, on the 3-graft asian pear tree.
Here is another variety on the same tree. Coming along nicely. These will need thinning, for larger, earlier fruit.
The Illinois Everbearing mulberry flower clusters. The leaves have some spots. I hope that's not a bad sign, just effects of 2 weeks of chill and rain.