Irrigation in the Orchard

Irrigation in the Orchard

After above average rainfall in the Hudson Valley in May, now in the middle of July it has become hot and dry.  Our fruit trees are getting water stressed and need a significant amount of supplemental moisture!   Many of our older trees are transpiring 6-12 gallons of water a day under these high heat conditions. Continue Reading

Roly Poly Pudding with Black Raspberries

Roly Poly Pudding with Black Raspberries

Roly Poly Pudding At this time of the year, we are getting scratches on arms and hands picking one of my favorite fruits: black raspberries.  When we bring them to market, many people reminisce about picking these wild in their backyards, or in visits to the “country”.  This fruit is native to North America, andContinue Reading

Cherry Season is here!

We, at Prospect Hill Orchards, are pleased to announce the beginning of our cherry season on June 15th.  (Be sure to check our website, www.prospecthillorchards.com, for exact days and times.).  The arrival of the cherry crop marks the beginning of summer and all the delicious fruits that will ripen as the season progresses.  Just aContinue Reading