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The Apple Tree is Back

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We have an apple tree. Not sure what kind it is, but the apples are small, green and sweet.

Oh…and  overnight the raccoon’s enjoy taking one bite out of as many as they can and leaving the rest behind for us to clean up.

The past few years we’ve had limited or no blooms and no apples. Reasons – two years of apple/cedar rust, a couple of late frosts that killed the blooms, bizarre winters – but this year, Mother Nature did what she should, and the blossoms have been incredible – and  for the first year, in the 8 that we’ve been at this property – unbelievably fragrant.

Here’s a few shots:




Author: gardenchatter

I'm a horticulturalist, a garden experimenter and member of GardenComm International (garden communicators) who enjoys playing in the dirt and growing a wide variety of veggies, plants and flowers in my Zone 5 garden. Check out my website http://www.wowmygarden and the gardenchatter podcast at

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