Friday, August 5, 2011

My First Peach

Just this week, I took one of my regular walks out to The Orchard to see how the new trees are doing.  When I started inspecting the peach tree, I noticed that one of the 3 peaches was soft and ripe.  I wasn't expecting this, so you can imagine how excited I was.  I picked it, testing the others (they needed some more time), and headed back to the house.

Now don't go getting too excited.  Since a) I wasn't even supposed to let fruit set in the first year; and b) I'm doing nothing with regards to pest control, there was a hefty insect blemish on the top and the fruit was only about the size of a kiwi.  I ended-up having to cut half of the flesh off to discard the insect damage, but man was the rest of the fruit tasty!

Best and sweetest peach I've ever had.  I hope it produces lots for years to come.

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