The bees have done their job, and the nectarine, peach and apricot trees are all setting fruit.
The nectarines and peaches are about golf ball sized right now.
We should be able to start harvesting them before Mother's Day.
The apricots bloomed later than the other two, and are about the size of large marbles.
|HONEYPOD MESQUITE FLOWERS|
The mesquite trees are still blooming and are full of birds and pollinating insects.
The large black carpenter bees are especially numerous; there were at least 6 in just one of the trees.
|DESERT WILLOW BUDS|
The Desert Willow and Palo Verde trees are just starting to bud out with the warmer weather we've enjoyed recently.
Desert Willow will have beautiful lavender-pink flowers that look like orchids.
|PALO VERDE BUDS|
The Palo Verde tree will soon be completely blanketed with delicate buttery yellow-colored flowers.
"There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it." ~Minnie Aumonier