Browsing All posts tagged under »Cherry blossoms«

And now your Agricultural Report from Babs Young

June 5, 2014


Babs Young has been out and about in the Township paying attention to growing things.  She found strong evidence that there will be excellent–and local–treats for us to eat this summer. Earlier in the spring, you will recall, that was by no means a sure thing.  On May Day the orchard was bare.  Babs wrote: […]

Too soon

March 25, 2012


I look forward to things each year. Clouds of steam from the sugaring, the disappearance of the ice, the first tiny wildflowers. And then – the glory of the orchards. But not now . . . oh no! It’s too soon . . . Babs Young writes: What a difference another week makes. There are […]

This just in from Babs Young, ace reporter – Full bloom

May 23, 2011


Whew. Babs has surfaced. She wrote: Today was a glorious day. Cherries in full bloom and above 80º. It’s pouring rain right now, but we will hope for skies like this again soon.  [That was last night.  Now it’s Monday morning and all bright and blue-skied again.] You know what this means don’t you. Cherries […]

Blooming Babs

May 16, 2011


Babs Young writes:   The cherry blossoms are beginning to pop. Not all are out yet, but they are coming on, maybe a bit late. They seem to be in abundance none the less. I’m sure these will be great cherries sometime after the 4th of July.