|I had mulched the back of these strawberry beds, while the front hadn't received mulch yet. This mulch will stay on top of the plants until mid-March, protecting them from winter cold.|
A couple weeks ago Bill applied the fall copper spray to our peach orchard to prevent leaf curl disease. He's now winterized the sprayers. A couple weeks ago I placed white tree guards around the young peach trees to prevent winter damage to the trunks from heating up so much during the day, then freezing at night. I also put black mesh guards around them to protect against deer and rabbit feeding.
|Our young peach trees have white tree guards around them to prevent winter damage to the trunks, black mesh guards to protect against deer and rabbit feeding, and buckets with holes in the bottom to water the trees during dry spells.|