Contact Us800.325.4180

Posts from the ‘Tips’ Category

Pruning Fruit Trees: Central Leader

There are different pruning and training structures for different types of fruit trees. The central leader, or main leader, structure is [read more]

Central Leader

Pruning Fruit Trees: Open Center

Different types of fruit trees benefit from pruning and training to the structures that suit them. Open center pruning is recommended for [read more]

Peach Tree Pruned to Open Center

Pineberry Questions and Answers

Pineberries are relatively new to the fruit scene, but they are becoming increasingly popular in Europe and North America – especially in farmer’s markets and specialty food stores. These plants are [read more]

Wonderful Pineberry™ Strawberry

Recycle Your Christmas Trees into the Landscape

[Guest Post by Melinda Myers, horticulturist and gardening expert]

Don’t drag that Christmas tree to the curb to be hauled away by the trash collectors. Give it [read more]

Christmas Tree Branches Mulch

Fruit Tree Care: Spraying Dormant Oil

When it comes to encouraging a healthy and productive fruit tree, there are two big things you can do to help. One is to [read more]

Dormant Oil and Applicator

Winter Protection for Fruit Trees

Winter can seem like a tough time of year for fruit trees, with its bitter-cold, freezing, and sub-zero temperatures [read more]

Ice on Crabapple Tree Dormant Bud

Nut Trees: How Many Years Until Harvest?

Nut trees are multi-purpose additions to the landscape. They provide shade, which is helpful in cutting cooling costs, they increase property value and, of course, they [read more]

Colby Pecan in Hulls

Protect Your Tree Trunks with Tree Guards

A tree’s trunk, much like its root system, is an essential part of its vitality. A healthy tree can attribute its vigor to [read more]

Tree Guards on Rocks

How to Tell When Figs Are Ripe

Common figs are fruits that are enjoyed fresh or dried, and they are also easy to grow. Figs can be easy to harvest [read more]

Ripening Fig

Pest Control Using Garden Netting

Imagine for a moment that you have a garden or home orchard and the year’s temperatures, sunlight, and rainfall are [read more]

Looking in at Netted Peaches