Our project to celebrate the resilience of the Sməlqmíx through friendship and an amazing apricot tree is celebrated in an article by Aaron Hemens in Indigenews. Here is elder and language keeper […]
Remember when Paul Terbasket’s apricot tree had a visitor? Now there is new fruit! Happy day!
Remember our elders? Remember how resilient they are? https://okanaganokanogan.com/2019/03/28/the-glory-that-is-paul-terbaskets-apricot-tree/ Remember when we went pruning on Paul’s 100+-year-old apricot tree at Blind Creek? Remember how the trees grew and grew, with a chance […]
The new apricot trees from the survivor of the end of native fruit growing in 1923, with the jailing of Paul Terbasket for watering his trees, a sideshow to the McBride Commission […]
Those are for the bees, More important, is the ovary within its frilly, protective leaf, and the stamens attached to it. As you can see, they’re very much alive. It’s not the […]
She’s a lovely one, Apricot. She lures me. I have a body that is eager to be lured. The blossoms are so pretty and smell so sweet. Finding fruit, and caring for it, is […]
It’s not just about the flowers. Buds hold their secrets, too. Love your local apricot today!
Welcome to Dry Baby, the Okanagan’s newest apricot. She’s just a bud right now, but next year she’ll have some beautiful, big, orange, tasty and juiceless apricots. She came through the winter […]
Last night, the frost stayed away on this spring-two-weeks-too soon. The apricots are waiting for bees that are too cold to fly. Thanks, everyone, for your prayers. Tonight, though, is April 1, and […]
In this early spring, please say a prayer for all the apricot trees alone in the cold tonight. Thank you.