Give the Trees a Drink of Water

We typically see a seasonal drought beginning at the end of July and leading into August and September. Although the lack of water is not a concern right now, it is best to be aware of the hot temperatures… [more]

Give the Trees a Drink of Water Give the Trees a Drink of Water

July Fruit Feature: the Thornless Blackberry

  Anyone who enjoys blackberry picking has spent plenty of time carefully navigating the prickly, thorn-filled bushes, trying to snag a few of those succulent berries, while attempting to come… [more]

July Fruit Feature: the Thornless Blackberry July Fruit Feature: the Thornless Blackberry

Calling all: Content Writers

Are you a content writer and looking for volunteer opportunities to build your portfolio?  We are seeking motivated individuals who love to write content, interview members of the community, and research!… [more]

Calling all: Content Writers Calling all: Content Writers

A Better Harvest Needs Encouragement

June drop is the fruit tree's response to an over-abundant fruit set.  The tree adjusts the fruit set based on available resources and aborts the excess fruit in order to be able to bring to maturity the… [more]

A Better Harvest Needs Encouragement A Better Harvest Needs Encouragement
  • Give the Trees a Drink of Water We typically see a seasonal drought beginning at the end of July and leading into August and September. Although the lack of water is not a concern right now, it is best to be aware of the hot temperatures and dry weather conditions that are forecasted towards the end of the summer. Trees need water as ...
  • July Fruit Feature: the Thornless Blackberry   Anyone who enjoys blackberry picking has spent plenty of time carefully navigating the prickly, thorn-filled bushes, trying to snag a few of those succulent berries, while attempting to come out unscathed. But here at the orchard, we are lucky enough to grow a thornless blackberry that delivers sweet, juicy berries without any of the prickliness! ...
  • Calling all: Content Writers Are you a content writer and looking for volunteer opportunities to build your portfolio?  We are seeking motivated individuals who love to write content, interview members of the community, and research!  Our newsletters, website, and social media have a broad reach of a very diverse audience. Some of the opportunities may include collaborating on monthly website content, updating the current ...
  • A Better Harvest Needs Encouragement June drop is the fruit tree’s response to an over-abundant fruit set.  The tree adjusts the fruit set based on available resources and aborts the excess fruit in order to be able to bring to maturity the number of fruit that can be sustained with the resources available.  For example, apple trees need only to ...