peach orchard

There are 74 peach trees in the peach orchard next to the camp greenhouse. Pruning these trees is one of the major tasks in the early spring for the agriculture and land-use department.
[Photo & Text: Ayano Atsumi]

pruning peach trees

Agriculture crewmembers, Ryan Laska and Sara Kurzhals, prune peach trees in the orchard.
[Photo & Text: Ayano Atsumi]

apple and pear trees

One of the apple trees, brought from a local abandoned orchard and transplanted in camp this winter, is starting to bloom (left). The Williams pear branches grafted onto a wild pear tree are growing well and have been pruned. It might bear fruit this summer (right).
[Photo & Text: Ayano Atsumi]

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