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The “meanest” planter… and my first harvest of the year

June 12, 2011 by


The meanest Planter hath stores of Cherries, and they are all over Virginia as plentiful as they are in Kent. The Cherry-Trees grow more large generally than they do in England, and bear more plen[ti]fully without any painstaking of digging about them, or pruning them. – Thomas Glover, 1676. While I don’t have the old […]