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Yes we finally took our apricot tree out because of the birds
Joined: Dec 9, 2005
Posted to Thread #29708 at 2:28 pm on Jun 25, 2017
My parents housing track each had a walnut tree because it had been planted in an orchard. Not one of those trees are left in the neighborhood. The neighbors cherry tree which had the best cherries was taken out when they moved. Even the orange trees you see everywhere are being taken out when somebody new moves in. I'm doing the opposite and trying to bring food back to the home landscape.
At one point we had a peach, I nectarine, Blenhiem apricot, Meyer lemon and a black walnut tree. Only the Meyer lemon remains mostly do the birds. I want to put the fruit trees back into the landscape but this time I want to espalier them so I can reach them before the birds.
The man who carries a cat by the tail learns something that can be learned in no other way. - MTwain
Other messages in this thread:
- 29708. Marilyn, this article made me think of you. This is where I got your cots last time [NT] [LINK] - MariaDNoCA - 9:27pm on 06/22/17 (7)
- uggh...blocked at work. Will read this weekend. Thanks! [NT] - MarilynFL - 9:35am on 06/23/17
- Great article, M. Thank you for sharing. Their apricots were truly the most beautiful and perfect - MarilynFL - 9:15am on 06/24/17
- really sad and I empathize - pmassell_93 - 2:11pm on 06/25/17
- Yes we finally took our apricot tree out because of the birds - MariaDNoCA - 2:28pm on 06/25/17
- pretty much anything can grow in NorCal except coffee. If only...!!! - pmassell_93 - 3:12pm on 06/25/17
- My sister even got bananas to grow in Southern California! Haven't tried that but pretty much - MariaDNoCA - 6:16pm on 06/26/17
- Remember also that you can get a "semi-dwarf" tree and keep the the top whacked . . . - mistral - 6:18pm on 06/26/17