To Top

Garden: Peaches

Here are my peaches this year. I haven't had any peaches on this tree for the last few years, it almost died and has been making a slow comeback. This year, the tree was loaded! I hadn't realized how many until I came back to see what I could salvage.


We harvested in mid August and then again a few weeks later. The later ones were riper and I was able to easily remove the pit. Some of the under ripe ones I put in a paper bag to ripen. This would have been fine, except I forgot about them and I had some yucky peach mush to clean up.

I made peach pie and peach refrigerator jam. I also have a full gallon bag in the freezer with sliced peaches. I'll use them in the winter when we want a taste of summer. Hope next year's harvest is even better!

By Jess

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

September 21, 20090 found this helpful

You are very lucky to get any of the peaches. I had several on a young tree & something got most of them at night. I put a plastic bag around the last few left on tree. They were so good after they got ripe. Next spring I will tie all of them up in a bag to save them. Thanks for sharing, good luck.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
September 25, 20090 found this helpful


ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
July 15, 20110 found this helpful

What an outstanding story! Perhaps we gave up on on one of our poor peach tree too early. But our other 2 trees are currently loaded! I have a great recipe for spiced peach butter. Will try to post it somewhere on this site asap!

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Peaches Growing on a Tree with Blue Sky in Background
Growing Peaches
Photos GardenSeptember 21, 2009
A jar of canned peaches.
Canning Peaches
Someone peeling a a peach.
Peeling Peaches
Spiced Peaches Recipes
Spiced Peaches Recipes
Frozen peach slices.
Freezing Peaches
Mother's Day Ideas!
Easter Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site.
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on March 28, 2017 at 9:48:16 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!