Well, I'm not sure if this is the real spring in Missouri or a typical false spring. Whatever the case is it's time to trim the fruit trees. For all five of you that read the first blog page about trimming fruit trees, this is another year and another challenge. Each year is a little different as each year the tree has reached a different level of growth. This is year 7, we should have a good harvest this year. We are better prepared than in previous years. I feel that we know what to expect ish. Springtime is always a magical time on the orchard because we have looked at a leafless landscape for about 4 months now and the trees coming to life is always a joy. Also, the hopes of a great year are never higher than in springtime. Today 3/6/2022 we will be focusing mostly on the peach and nectarine trees, because they wake up first. They're also the most vulnerable, for if this is a false spring and we have a deep freeze we can lose all of the fruit are the year. We have approx. 75 peach and nectarine trees to trim. They are very tall, and we must stand of a farm vehicle to reach the tops. We have some help this year and we are going to try and save the wood to sell to BBQ'ers. Wish us luck and if you're reading this and want a good laugh please read the previous tree trimming blog spot. Thanks for reading Coffee Man out!