Photo: Studiomill There is a Bartlett pear tree in our yard that was planted before we bought our property twenty-five years ago. When we began looking over our three acres of land, which we were thrilled about after living in town, we spied that tree and were so excited! A mature fruit tree already in operation. What a blessing! In spring, the tree was so covered with blossoms that it looked like a giant white powder puff.