There are different pruning and training structures for different types of fruit trees. The central leader, or main leader, structure is [read more]
Different types of fruit trees benefit from pruning and training to the structures that suit them. Open center pruning is recommended for [read more]
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]
Winter can seem like a tough time of year for fruit trees, with its bitter-cold, freezing, and sub-zero temperatures [read more]
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]
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]
Imagine for a moment that you have a garden or home orchard and the year’s temperatures, sunlight, and rainfall are [read more]
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]
When it comes to fertilizing plants and trees, the package label is a wealth of information for application rates and [read more]
As a fruit-tree grower, you will become familiar with the concept of thinning fruit trees. Thinning is [read more]
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