[Sca-cooks] Preserving peaches
amy.s.cooper at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 00:31:45 PST 2009
I'm up waayy too late/early with a baby wanting to eat. Anyways, I imagine a
late frost would have affected the flowers/buds on the peach trees, and kept
some of the fruit from forming in the first place...
raised in town, but it's a small farming community - there's a cornfield
behind my parents backyard...
On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 2:38 AM, Stefan li Rous
<stefanlirous at austin.rr.com>wrote:
> Back in August, Shoshanna said:
> <<< I'm sad - our favorite peach farm had a bad season, half their crop was
> due to a late frost :-( >>>
> I'm confused. I can understand how you can lose a crop to an early frost,
> but how can you lose a crop to a late frost? Do you need to a frost to get
> the peaches to finish ripening? If not, wouldn't you have already harvested
> the peaches, whether you have a late frost or not?
> Stefan, who is obviously not a farmer.
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