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future apricots

apricot blossoms

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apricot seedlings!

I read an article in Mother Earth News magazine about how to grow fruit trees from seed. The apricots off my tree last year (the first harvest!) were delicious, so I thought I’d give it a try.

The seeds sprouted successfully in the refrigerator.

newly sprouted

Then I planted them outdoors in pots.

just planted

Since they are tender and it has been cold at night, I keep them covered with a clear plastic bag.

I planted them on January 5. Here’s how they look today:

apricot seedlings!

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pomegranate harvest

It was a pretty good year for pomegranates.

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pomegranate harvest 2009

Pomegranates are good for humans and chickens alike!

good for chickens!

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Anna apple harvest with a few grapes

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aaaahhh . . . spring!

apricot blossoms

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cherry blossoms

cherry blossoms

more cherry blossoms

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poppies!

poppies!

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