Thursday, February 17, 2011

fruit trees

We spent a gorgeous afternoon last weekend out in Montpelier where my father in law, Kirby, has some land.  While we were there we planted two pear trees and a persimmon to add to the few fruit trees we already have.  We all love it out there.  This time we brought Maisy and she loved it too!

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G cut some mistletoe out of one of the old pear trees.

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Alec and Mason helped plant the new trees.

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Of course, Alec had to take a break to ride his dirt bike.

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I hope we get some yummy pears to eat this fall!

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Our tiny little orchard has a grand total of seven trees.  Is that enough to call it an orchard?

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31 comments:

  1. That is wonderful - I hope you have a great harvest!

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  2. How cool is that!? Can't wait to see pics of the fruit.

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  3. Looks like a wonderful day out. ...and yes, I would call it an orchard. =)

    lovely photos!

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  4. Oh that's wonderful. Your orchard is going to be wonderful. I also like planting fruit trees. Take care Deb. xxx

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  5. What a great memory! I hope you get lots of pears! Thanks for letting Susan know about my link-up, too.

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  6. I want a fruit tree in our yard. I was in awe of them when I went back West to visit family this past month.

    Nothing like having an orange tree in your backyard.

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  7. Wow, how neat! Hopefully you get tons of fruit! We are thinking of getting a fruit tree ourselves.

    Love, love your macro! Amazing Deb.

    You made some really special memories, that now will live on forever.

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  8. So jealous to see the sun, these are some great memories! Looks like a wonderful family moment!

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  9. What a wonderful way to spend a weekend! Nice shot to wrap up the day!

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  10. This looks like a great time. You captured it fabulously. I can't wait to start planting things.

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  11. What a beautiful day - I look forward to spending some time outdoors myself.

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  12. Yummm... how "sweet" harvest time will be!

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  13. Looks like you guys had a great day. Love your photos.

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  14. You are on your way to a wonderful orchard. Hope the harvest is bountiful. Looks like you enjoyed your day.

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  15. What a great idea to plant pears. I remember my Dad planting those trees at my parents house. I loved seeing all the pears growing. Good luck!

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  16. sounds like a fun day. http://ladygaladrielkj.blogspot.com/2011/02/foto-friday-love.html

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  17. So cool!!!!! I can't wait to see some fruit in a few months! That is so exciting!

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  18. I hope you get to eat the fruits of your labour soon.

    Rosie

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  19. I think seven is enough to call it an orchard! Great captures of a special day :)

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  20. Deb! You are Susan's neighbor? I just LOVE her : )
    That was so nice of you to share your new macro filters with her! Those leaf pictures with water droplets are awesome!
    Have a happy weekend Deb! Love, Becky

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  21. What a great day! Looks like it was a wonderful way to get in some family time.

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  22. LOVE fruit trees! And it looks like a great day!

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  23. I'd say it's an orchard...if we had one fruit tree, I think we'd call it an orchard. :) We have some raspberry bushes, but they're not doing so well...*sigh* Thanks for the comment! I always enjoy reading your blog.

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  24. What a fun day! Hope you get a bountiful harvest! I see you are planting a pear-- I going to try a pear tree since I haven't had much luck with peaches/nectarines.

    Thanks for the visit!

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  25. awesome! looks like a fun day indeed! I miss our fruit trees in california.

    Thanks for dropping by at my macro entry.

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  26. Looks like a great day! Nice to be outdoors enjoying some sunshine, I bet.

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  27. great memories! happy weekend!

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  28. Your photos are wonderful! And pears are my favorite :)

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  29. Oh I am so jealous it is already planting season in LA. Beautiful.

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