doudone at netusa1.net
Mon Jun 9 22:01:53 EDT 2003
I sympathise - I was there in 2001 - one suggestion is to apply
streptomycin, particularly to the pears, so that you may try again next
year - DOUD
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe and Ellen Hecksel" <jhecksel at voyager.net>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 7:32 PM
Subject: [NAFEX] Hail
> Five minutes of hail shredded my tree crops. Apricots faired best of
> all tree fruits. Apples and pears less well. Pear leaves had 3/8"
> (10mm) diameter holes punched through them. Hail was pushed by 60mph
> (100kph) wind gusts. Makes me glad that my paycheck does not depend on
> my crop.
> It is grand to live in the mid-West.
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