One of the hardest things about planting fruit trees?
The wait. The long, long wait.
Some trees reward you with good things almost right away – like mulberries – but most trees do not. Now that I’ve been on my property for almost four years, however, the trees in my food forest are starting to come into bearing size and we have a smattering of delicious fruit that will be ripening soon.
For starters, the elderberries are really jumping this year: