Keeping my Date with the Date Palms

The dates are beginning to grow. Traditionally, each bunch of strands is opened up and pruned to leave only the outside strands. Then a large number of dates from each strand are removed to allow better air flow and give each date a chance to grow to its optimum size. It’s getting hotter by the day… and the will require this heat later as they begin to ripen.10007398_10152314720303351_6864915999523578784_n

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