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The Importance of Soil Testing

[guest post by Cristina da Silva]

Why should we test our soils?

Nothing beats eating fresh homegrown fruit, and the best fruit comes when you start your trees off right. There is one thing that we can do  [read more]

Jar Test for Soil Composition

Acclimating New Plants and Trees

Acclimate (ac·cli·mate): “To become accustomed to a new climate or to new conditions. Also to ‘harden off’ a plant.”

Acclimating a plant or tree helps to avoid  [read more]

Loganberry Plants Growing in Greenhouse

How To Plant Blackberries

Blackberry plants at Stark Bro’s are available in “Jumbo-6″ packs, containing six plants of one variety. These plants each have [read more]

Jumbo-6 pack of Blackberry Plants

Growing Seedless Grapes

Grapes are the “queen of fruits” in many parts of the world. They are a treasure trove of anti-inflammatories, vitamins, minerals, and [read more]

Seedless White Grapes

Growing Muscadine Grapes

Muscadine grapes are hands-down favorites for home gardeners. The fruit is exceptional for making jam, jelly and juice, and some varieties even [read more]

Muscadine Grapes on the Vine

All About Climbing Roses

There’s nothing more enchanting than the iconic “rose-covered cottage”. The imagery of quaint, thatched-roof homes covered with [read more]

Red Climbing Roses

Which Fruits are Best for Pie?

Using Fruit in Pie

With so many available fruits and combinations for making pie, how do you choose best fruits for pies? Fortunately [read more]

Pie Crust Being Filled with Apples

How To Plant Blueberry Plants

Blueberries are known for their health benefits, which is reason enough to grow your own! To make things  [read more]

Small Gallon Blueberry Plants

All About Dwarf Fruit Trees

What is a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Dwarf fruit trees mature around 8 to 10 feet tall and wide. These small-sized trees [read more]

Elmer Next to Dwarf Pie Cherry Tree with Fruit

Stark Picks: Easy-to-Grow Fruit Trees

Growing fruit trees is a new experience for many gardeners. The care and maintenance side may sound difficult, but [read more]

Stark Picks Leaf