Memorial Day Fruits (w/ pictures!)

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  1. Psyche

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    Don't ask, don't tell. :woowoo:



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    Smoovie.

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    Peach tree, bitch-ass lilacs, plum tree.

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    Strawberries & blueberries.

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    Boom.
     
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    that doesn't look like yonkers :right:
     
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    nice! smoovies representing!
     
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    I love home-grown or wild strawberries and raspberries. I love how juicy and sweet the home-grown are. But I also like the bitterness of the wild ones.
     
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    "plumb tree" looks pretty vertical.
     
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    thing is vertical as fuck.
     
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    It's not. :cheer:

    I ditched that black hole, man.
     
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    nice yard, bro.
     
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    Clean streets, trees and no fibroymiglia. Congrats on escaping.
     
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    :lo5:
    I call it Lew Alcindor. Fucker doubled in height overnight. It's only a year old, yet to bear any fruit. Hence it's shape. I should get some this year, next year I'll get my first full yield :woot:. Same goes for the peach tree & blueberries.
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    do you need two plum trees to get fruit? i always thought that was the case with apple trees.
     
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    You can't beat the strawberries. Store bought doesn't even compete. I'm gonna expand the patch this year. That thing is the crown jewel of my fruit garden. It bears fruit from now thru October. :yes:

    There's some wild blueberries further back, I haven't indulged though.

    And I planted kiwi raspberries, but F'N Jack Frost killed them. :pissed:
     
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    :wigtip:
     
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    My grandpop had a strawberry patch every year for as long as I can remember, until about a year ago (he's in his 90's). They were indeed the best.
    Raspberries too.

    Not a big blueberry fan. :dontknow:
     
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    Nah, the peach tree will do. The pairing works.
     
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    They're tits.. I exclusively use them for smoothies though, so.. :dontknow:

    That's the whole reason I planted any of this shit. My inner Jew. :grad:. I do a veggie garden every year from scratch, and I give most of that shit away. :scratch:. So I figured why not.
     
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    I had a very small corn patch. People often said "you NEED so-many rows of corn to get any yield" etc. I had maybe five rows, each row was about 10' long. And I had a decent yield... enough to have fresh corn several nights, as well as to allow my friends/family to raid the patch and take some home to their families.

    I did go through and "fondle" the tassels in an attempt to ensure pollination. But other than that I just let em go, and I was happily surprised by the yield, given the nay-sayers.
     
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    I had a garden for years (when I was married). Had pretty good success with 100% organic gardening... companion planting, soap, etc to deter pests and nibblers...
    My tomatoes always went crazy. I couldn't give them away fast enough. I grew Roma tomatoes because they're my favorite.
    Did well with sugar peas too, as well as lettuce. The earlier/more cold-hardy veggies seem easier to grow.
    My peppers were always temperamental.
    And like I said, I was pleased with my corn as well. The ears weren't big. But they were juicy and tasty, well-developed, and I had few worm problems.

    Once again, no chemicals whatsoever. Organic soap, human hair, companion plants.