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The Chestnut Orchard

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The Evolution of the Chestnut

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This slideshow is going to show the growth of chestnuts throughout the year

Step 1 / 7
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Step 1: First Trees are planted on
October 18th, 2019

Step 2 / 7
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Step 2: The tree starts to bud on
March 15th, 2020

Step 3 / 7
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Step 3: The tree grows male and female flower to be pollinated on
July 17th, 2020

Step 4 / 7
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Step 4: The tree grows small spikey nuts on
August 15th 2021

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Step 5: The nuts on the trees are larger on
October 4th 2020

Step 6 / 7
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Step 6: The spikey shell of the shells split open to reveal 1-4 brown chestnuts inside on
October 12th 2021

Step 7 / 7
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Step 7: The can be cut off the tree or be picked off the ground and collected, you can enjoy these how you enjoy your chestnuts, on
October 21st 2021

The Evolution of A chestnut
(All together)

Pictures of the Trees

The Chestnut Orchard from the air
Taken on March 21st, 2022

The Chestnut Orchard while its snowing
Taken on January 26st, 2023

Pictures of some of the 40 chestnuts trees planted on
October 3rd, 2021

Chestnuts on
October 4th, 2020

Chestnuts on
October 7th, 2021

Steve Johnson Standing next to the Chestnuts
in 2019 (left) and 2021 (right)

Recipes for Chestnuts

Roasting chestnuts on the Grill

Recipe and Image from The Spruce Eats.com