Activities abound at Nicholson's Orchard Fresh Spring Fall and Winter! Hives of honey bees are brought into the orchard to help pollenize the fruit trees.

Hives of honey bees are brought into the orchard to help pollinize the fruit trees.

 

 

Wild flowers appear on the hills above our orchard. In a few months Nancy will be stocking jars of honey, apple butter and fruit preserves on the shelves of our fruit stand.



When temperatures drop below freezing orchardists turn on irrigation systems and wind machines hoping to raise the temperture. Young fruit buds incapsulated in ice are warmer than those exposed to ambient air on these cold April nights.


When temperatures drop below freezing orchardists turn on irrigation systems and wind machines hoping to raise the temperture. Young fruit buds incapsulated in ice are warmer than those exposed to ambient air on these cold April nights.