All Things Peachy

  • Winter Blues Lead to Springtime Hues

    It's been a long, cold winter and while it's hard on us humans, the peach trees loved it. Last year was a very warm winter and that's not only bad for fruit production, but it's also hard on the trees themselves.  The dormant fruit buds need between 800 - 900 hours of cold weather under 45 degre... View Post
  • A Peachy Outlook

     With the unusually cold weather, many people are wondering what's happening to the peach crop this year. Jim Kamas, our local expert with Texas Agrilife Extension, has recorded weather data for the past 9 years. He revealed at the Hill Country Fruit Grower's meeting this past Tuesday that we've... View Post
  • Last week I discussed pruning your peach tree. Many people enjoy having their own backyard fruit tree. Not a fruit grower, but want to be?  When is the time to plant a tree? The time is NOW and I will tell you how! Here's my how-to on planting a fruit tree: 1. Decide on the peach variety that... View Post