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Peach tree needs help!
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Hello, my uncle has a peach tree that is about to fall over because there is so many peaches... he is using a ladder to hold it up now otherwise it might split in half. he has some questions about…Continue

Tags: overabundance, peach

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady May 9, 2014.

 

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Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Melissa adding to the notes about supporting the tree branches, Deane keeps a supply of 2 x 4s for various purposes and this is one of them.  He props each heavy branch up with a board and saves the tree limbs while waiting for the fruit to…"
May 9, 2014
MELISSA MORENO replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Thank you, Ericka!!"
May 8, 2014
MELISSA MORENO replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Thank you, Powell!!"
May 8, 2014
Class Coordinator replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Ericka, Can I get you to post the coupon in the community bazaar section of the forum?  Also, you may want to put a year on that coupon. This thread is going to be up for a long, long time. Thanks, Susan"
May 8, 2014
Powell Gammill replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Supporting the branches works.  Picking every other peach now works too.  I'd pick any bird strikes.  If they are not ready for eating then he needs to thin about every 8 inches next year ASAP before they get beyond the quarter…"
May 8, 2014
FrozenJoe replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"My Eva's Pride peach tree is doing the same thing.  I guess too much fruit is a better problem than too little.  I like your uncle's solution to support the branches."
May 7, 2014
Ericka replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Hey Chip, I need to talk to you Sunday about the Community Table, I will probably have a Sunday (or two) where I won't be able to be at the Market this summer but I will most likely still have some extra produce.  Going to give a little…"
May 7, 2014
Chip Satterlund replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Contact Information for the Community Exchange Table."
May 7, 2014
Class Coordinator replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Chip, if you have it, would you post contact information for the markets in case anyone else would like to do this as well?  Thanks!Susan"
May 7, 2014
Chip Satterlund replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"If you would like to sell the surplus of your harvest, you are invited to bring them to the Community Exchange Table at the Tempe Community Market and / or Phoenix Public Market."
May 7, 2014
Ericka replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"I would say from the photo that the peaches are ready to pick, and I would pick as many as I could to release the weight, all of them if possible and as soon as you can. Next season you may want to thin out some of the fruit before they mature so it…"
May 7, 2014
MELISSA MORENO replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Thank you for the tip, Ericka! Here are some photos..."
May 7, 2014
Ericka replied to MELISSA MORENO's discussion Peach tree needs help!
"Without a photo it is hard to say what state the tree is in, but for the moment I would go ahead and pick some peaches since they are causing the tree to fall over. If they are not ripe, just put them in a brown paper bag with a banana and that…"
May 7, 2014
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Peach tree needs help!

Hello, my uncle has a peach tree that is about to fall over because there is so many peaches... he is using a ladder to hold it up now otherwise it might split in half. he has some questions about when can he harvest the peaches and what can he do to save the tree. Can someone help!? Thank you very much in advance for your input.See More
May 7, 2014

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Born and raised in Phoenix, AZ... Attended: St. Theresa Catholic School, Xavier College Prep, ASU (BA in Sociology), and Ottawa University (Masters in HR).

Currently work at Blood Systems in human resources and I love it!

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