Here are some things to consider first. Maybe it’s because we can finally say that we have successfully grown a peach orchard and actually sold at least a single peach. Maybe it’s just the fact that we finally got to meet all the folks that have been watching and praying for us as they drive
Before we planted our first peach trees I spoke with and interviewed several veteran peach farmers. I wanted to know what they had learned the hard way. I didn’t want to make any easily avoided mistakes. The things those folks taught me have served us well, but none so much as the flat stared delivery
The process of planting several hundred peaches is a little bit more involved than just stepping outside and picking up a shovel. Yeah, there’s still a shovel – but it definitely doesn’t start there. If you’re interested in how we got from start to finish so you can plant your own trees successfully, keep reading.