Browsing All posts tagged under »Nectarines«

Saying good-bye

August 21, 2011


I had meant this to be “Saying good-bye to summer” – which in my case is not all bad, as I am a fool for autumn – but I have spent a good part of the afternoon trying to deal with internet strangeness/WordPress goofups and I am having deep thoughts. We Shall See. If you […]

Orchard check

June 1, 2009


On our rounds we wander into orchards where we have permission to be and check on progress. So far so good, as far as I can tell–which isn’t very far. In place of clouds of blossoms there are tidy rows of trees leafed out in fresh green. Hard little cherries grow green on the branch.  […]

Quiet clouds of pink.

May 17, 2009


As promised, I returned to the nectarine orchard in search of clouds of pink blossoms. Found ’em, too. Looky here: It was cold up there on the ridge. The wind tossed the branches about, and rose to a howl. Then it would quiet down, and I’d try again to get a focused image. But even […]

Nectarine pink

May 16, 2009


Last year John King told me that the nectarine blossoms were his favorite.  They were, he said, a lovely shade of pink.  I didn’t get over there to look at them until they had faded, but I made up for it later by eating lots of nectarines.  Anyway, this year I was determined to show you those […]