of Kelowna, B. C.
photos taken with more enthusiasm than talent, copyright by Dayle)
In the Pink
in bloom! Springtime and dreaming of Peach Pies!
Ponderosa Pine trees and Okanagan Lake in the background.
The Orchards are now planted with small trees, very close together.
These apple trees will not grow very tall, unlike there older relatives
below. The hills in the distance indicate what the valley would
look like without irrigation.
Miles of roads run between the orchards and the older orchards
mature trees, acres and acres, rows on rows, covered with apples
all types. Spartan, Golden Delicious, MacIntosh, Red Delicious
all crisp and juicy. The apples are harvested in late September.
Cherries, apricots, peaches, plums and nectarines are also
A young vineyard with a hay field and irrigation equipment in the
Due to the dryness of this region, crops and orchards can only
with the aid of irrigation.
Acres of grapes at a Kelowna winery, one of many local wineries
throughout the Okanagan valley. The wineries offer tours
stop now, more great photos below
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