Working With Weather When Watering

August 28, 2017 It’s dry this summer. It seems like we are either watering, or obsessing about whether we are watering too much or too little. Nobody wants to over water fruit trees. Why waste water. Excess water creates more tree growth, not more fruit, and results in nutrient leaching. Ideally, we are watering just […]

The Case of the Knife in the Watermelon

August 6, 2017 Well, no. Actually, the case of the missing spaghetti squash. Laura and Mitch, new gardeners in the orchard, plopped in some squash starts Memorial Day weekend and by the end of July their garden bed was busting with yellow footballs. We were all under the assumption that they planted summer squash. (Winter […]