Re: [gardeners] quiet

George Shirley (
Fri, 15 Nov 2002 10:13:16 -0600

Go here for info on preserving satsumas (mandarins):


Ron Hay wrote:
> Hi, there,
> Yes, we have been rather quiet, too, with the exigencies of work, and
> coping with the flood of Fuyus, mandarins and pomegranates, plus the
> occasional stray passion fruit.
> I picked 30 persimmon day before yesterday, and between our dear
> elderly neighbor across the street and my office mates, we have 2 left
> of that number. Some in my office had never seen one before and said,
> "Gee, they are pretty; what are they?"
> I think we must have had well over 100 to start with.
> And our Owari Satsuma mandarin! I rescued 8 from the tip of one branch
> resting on a concrete strip. My guess is that the small tree has over
> 200 fruit.
> Does anyone know how to put up mandarin oranges?
> And there is the Bearss lime, which I forgot to mention. After the
> Santa Anas this past week, I picked up about 30 limes one morning,
> yearning to be juiced:)
> Well, it's onward and upward, and I wish everyone a delightful weekend
> in the garden.
> Ron