Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Grapes of Rurikia

Of all the plants in the orchyard the grapes fared best this year.  Their deep established roots kept enough moisture coming to avoid being shocked back into dormancy by the summer drought and the long hot days helped to speed … Continue reading

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September Spring

Once again I feel compelled to mention that 2012 has been a very odd growing year at Rurikia. With a bit of drought relief in the way of 5 inches of rain over 2 weeks the plants have decided it’s … Continue reading

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