My big project for today was to go out in the yard and play.
First I admired how much bigger the pears and apples are already. Then I took one last look at the amazing number of little peaches on the peach tree. I learned last year from the plum tree, that if I don’t thin such a dense attempt at a crop, a branch could break under the weight. Also the plum tree is still recovering from last year’s efforts; there’s maybe three plums tops. I don’t want the same to happen to the peach. So I played “cut off the tinest ones so the big ones can grow”.
Now if I can just get the netting on it securely, maybe this year I’ll get some peaches to eat before the squirrels and raccoons.