All Signs Point to Fruit

Spring is finally here! Although the weather is cool and snowflakes are still falling, this is the perfect temperature for the fruit trees. ​ When the weather becomes warm too early (as it did in 2012), fruit blossoms open earlier. Blossoms are essentially the beginning stages of the fruit, and are are extremely susceptible to frost (which occurs when temperatures fall below 0°C). The effects of frost vary: a small frost can cause spots to appear on the fruit, while a more severe frost can result in misshaped produce. Extreme frosts can kill the budding fruit all together. As many of our customers will remember from last season, frost can be detrimental to tree fruit. Cherry blossoms are esp

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