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It’s Sweet Cherry Time Again!

Cherries, Fruits, Gardening By Season, Home gardening advice, Home gardening tips, Summer | No Comment

Every year, I can’t wait for the end of June, beginning of July, as that’s when our sweet cherry tree goes to town.

When we moved into our house, it was the dead of winter, with snow on the ground, and not a tree in sight had leaves, so we had no idea what kind of fruiting or flowering we could look forward to come spring.

Imagine our surprise the first summer to see that we had a sweet cherry tree! (My absolute favorite fruit!  Give me a bing cherry or 300, and I’m a happy – and bloated – puppy. I also adore blueberries, raspberries, Thompson green grapes and raw English snap peas, but if I could only have one, it would be the cherries hands-down.)

And given the prices of cherries these days, up to $8 or $9 a lb., having my very own tree is heaven!

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