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Peach/Nectarine season in Maryland?

fldhkybnva Sep 12, 2012 08:27 AM

I have had the absolute worst luck with peaches this year. A few weeks ago I decided to officially give up on an edible peach, but of course still have memory lapses and buy a couple only to find that they are mushy inside. Any ideas when peach season ends in Maryland? Is the season the same for nectarines? I have found that it's often easier to find a suitable nectarine than peach. Thanks.

  1. Bob W Sep 12, 2012 08:58 AM

    I'm in the DC area, it's just about over. 8<(

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    1. re: Bob W
      fldhkybnva Sep 12, 2012 09:03 AM

      So I should save myself the money and perhaps consider the transition to fall fruits?

      1. re: fldhkybnva
        Bob W Sep 12, 2012 11:42 AM

        The ones I've gotten at the farmers markets the past couple of weeks have been just ok, but that's still way better than the non-local cottony/mealy/rotten/rockhard peaches and nectarines you can get the rest of the year, so I keep buying them as long as the local farmers have them. But in any event, that won't be for much longer.

        Same for tomatoes, of course!

        1. re: Bob W
          fldhkybnva Sep 12, 2012 12:06 PM

          Blargh, OK. I imagine that relying on shipped in stock at the grocery store would not be much better

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