by JoAnne Skelly

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June 26, 2012
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Premature fruit drop no cause for worry

We have a bumper crop of fruit this year and trees are loaded. Not only are apples in abundance, people have also been telling me they have an abundance of peaches, nectarines, apricots and pears. Even my crabapples and currants are laden with fruit. This is exciting for home gardeners since last year's crop was almost nonexistent due to snow in early June. Add that to the fact that we generally only have a peach, apricot or nectarine crop every seven to 10 years and you can see why we are thrilled to have fruit this year.

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 26, 2012 05:28PM Published Jun 26, 2012 05:27PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.