Fruits on the tree

As a gardener who still has a LOT to learn, and who does battle with bugs and birds daily, I have developed a huge respect for the farmers who grow our food!
Here’s what’s in the garden now…

Nashi pears growing in nice numbers this year..

Nashi pears growing in nice numbers this year..

Should be a good crop this week...

Should be a good crop this week…

Last year we lost the whole crop of grapes to birds, this year a great many to Japanese beetles...

Last year we lost the whole crop of grapes to birds, this year a great many to Japanese beetles…

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The garden fruit trees are going to need a huge infusion of fertilizer, to keep it cropping.  The grapes aren’t as large as they used to be, could have been the non-stop rains earlier this year as well…

 

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