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Archive for August, 2008

Some Needed Rain from Hurricane Fay

Hello All,
The heavy rainfall of the first six months of 2008 are a memory; in fact, August was rather dry. We dutifully rolled out the soaker hose irrigation onto the berry patch and onto the dwarf fruit trees in the orchard. We had just started an evening watering [...]

Whew, that was a tough July

Hello all,
I have not written for awhile, because my brain was shriveled by the heat and humidity, and I am exhausted by keeping the crops rolling in in this weather. Last year at this time we were battling drought, which is easier for growing tree fruit without sprays than is this airborne swamp of [...]