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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

Fruit Tree Care: Summer Pruning

Despite being considered “off-season pruning”, summer pruning of fruit trees has its place in the home orchard. For example, summer pruning may be necessary to [read more]

Summer Pruning a Plum Tree

When to Stop Fertilizing & Why

When it comes to fertilizing plants and trees, the package label is a wealth of information for application rates and [read more]

Apple Leaves & New Fruit

4 Benefits of Thinning Fruit Trees

As a fruit-tree grower, you will become familiar with the concept of thinning fruit trees. Thinning is [read more]

Overbearing Plum

Fruit Tree Care: Organic Disease Control

It is possible to have an organic fruit tree orchard. First and foremost, always plant top-quality, healthy nursery stock, and [read more]

Peach Leaf Curl on Peach Leaves