Canning Peaches is a great way to preserve your own harvest or put up this sweet fruit from your local Farmer’s Market.
Peach Butter is a delicious thick and creamy spread you can use just like apple butter. My kids love it on toast or a bagel in the morning for breakfast. Making Peach Butter is pretty simple.
Starting Our Orchard: In the past, we’ve always gotten fruit from my aunt and uncle and my parents to put up (freeze, jams, jellies, dry), when they had extra. On the first day of Spring, March 21, (2010) what a great day to start…we started… [read more]
Our Trees and Bushes Came In
Our trees and bushes came in, time to build an orchard on our homestead. I am super excited! They didn’t come in all at the same time, as we feared. They came in a few at a time.
How to Plant a Fruit Tree
How to Plant a Fruit Tree Location/ Time of Year: Check with your local Nursery or Garden Center for the best location to plant your specific kind of fruit tree (i.e. full sun, partial shade, well drained soil, sandy soil, etc.). Plan this carefully your tree… [read more]