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Mainely Phenology 5/26/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn

Apple Flowers

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An apple tree in full bloom is a sight, smell, and sound to behold. If you’d ever doubted whether summer would actually arrive, apple flowers tell us that it will, no matter what the weather report says. But beyond their beauty and use to us today, apple trees reveal a crisp slice of springtime necessity as rich as the flavor of apple pie.