Tag: blossom

Apple Trees produce Leaves Before Blossom

Apple trees, unlike some other fruit trees, produce their leaves before the blossoms. So we can cautiously count three to four weeks from the first unfurling leaf to the first blossoms. The leaves on our apple trees are just unfurling which means the blossoms… Continue Reading “Apple Trees produce Leaves Before Blossom”

The Russian Queen

“The Bees have arrived” she called. The Postmistress had received a delivery of bees.   She has me on speed dial due to my tendency to receive unusual mail.  So off I went to collect them. I left the dogs home this one time.… Continue Reading “The Russian Queen”