|Posted on November 13, 2013 at 5:55 PM|
Wow!! What a season. You will note that it has been over a month since my last blog. We were sooo.... busy in October.
We wanted to thank everyone who called and came to visit us this fall. Even though we ran out of apples and cider early this year everyone who came to visit was understanding and very nice. It seems that this year was the "Murphy’s Law Year,” everything seemed to go wrong. Even so, we are looking on the bright side; the apples should have a bumper crop next year because they had so much time to rest this year. Mother Nature has already started bring us much needed moisture and we hope it keeps coming.
Tom and Chan went to the Annual Horticulture Society Meeting and came home with some really innovative new ideas. We intend to start implementing them soon. We hope to start planting new trees in what is called high density planting. I may explain more later but we will be adding lots of Sweet cherry trees and some Pie cherry trees that will hopefully be available for u-pick in 2016. Tom is taking a more active role in the future of this orchard and I hope this is what he chooses to do. I would love to hand this place down to him someday. But not too, soon I'm not that old yet!
Thanks to all my friends and family who came and helped us during the pumpkin patch, I could never do it without you. Now it is turkey time. We are all but sold out. There will be a few birds available after the butchering is done, but because of possible damage during processing, we cannot guarantee them as available until the day we get them back. If you want to be on a waiting list call Debi Vogel at 466-6928.