Cherry Blossoms ... frosted

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    this image was from one year ago!
    yeah the fickle temps are tough to adjust to,
    but much better for the crops . . .

    read more about last years crop loss here:
    www.absolutemichigan.com/dig/michigan/michigan-fruit-grow...

    posted 4-12-12
    ... first the mild winter, then the blizzard of '12 that damaged many of the orchards to the point that they have to start over, then the temps out of sequence that were near 90°f in March!, and now many nights in a row of temps in the 20°f ... it's probably good conditions for some crops and early sun worshiping northernites, but will be devastating to this years cherry crop : [

    photo date/id to order a print: 20120412_1979Bb

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    رآآعية المزآآج !instagram@mzajeahqtr, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Jackson Atwater Thomson 37 months ago | reply

      Now that's a taste of home! So beautiful Ken! Love it!

    2. tyme out 37 months ago | reply

      So sad Ken. Beautiful image :)

    3. Jeff Caverly 37 months ago | reply

      I read that they lost 70 - 90% of the tart cherry crop in some areas. Nice image.

    4. Oncejakphoto 37 months ago | reply

      Wow... this is about a full month early! Yikes.

    5. R.J.E. 36 months ago | reply

      Beautiful

    6. farlane 36 months ago | reply

      Hey Ken - featuring this on Michigan fruit growers face record losses in 2012 on Absolute Michigan today. Thanks as always for sharing in the Absolute Michigan pool!

    7. Ken Scott 36 months ago | reply

      thanks folks!

      yes ... many lost 100%?!
      thanks Andy!

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