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  Posted: Jul 5, 2012 7:49 PM
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  • Coolness!!

  • Thanks! :-) @upyanose

  • Thank you! ❤ Yes these are cherry trees. I stopped at the orchard to get some cherries that were already picked, so of course I had to take a pic of the orchard! :-)

  • Wow...there are very many cherry trees around where I live, but no peach trees! So amazing how easy it is to share our trees with one another here on IG. Perhaps you'll share your peach trees? ✨☀✨ @missoullisa

  • Oh right! Okay I will be looking for these to brighten my winter during your summer! ✨☀✨😄 @missoullisa

  • A very good homage for the harvest working, no?

  • Yes it looks like quite a task for fill up those boxes!!! @kozmiclady

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