Why winter lows in the 30s and summer highs in the 100s are perfect for our tree fruit trees. After a long 9 months of work to produce a crop, the trees need 3 months of cold weather in the 30s and 40s to recharge. Between November and January we measure chill hours in our […]
The buds are blossoming and here at HMC Farms we are slowly shifting from winter to spring. The winter is the time our trees rest and recoup for the upcoming tree fruit season. The three things in the winter that greatly affect the outcome of our summer crop are; chill hours, rainfall, and bloom timing. […]
The chill hours we gathered this winter have laid the foundation for a very good crop this coming stone fruit season. Below are a few snapshots from HMC Farms…Enjoy!