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]
It is possible to have an organic fruit tree orchard. First and foremost, always plant top-quality, healthy nursery stock, and [read more]
Although there are several ways to grow fruit organically, organic fruit growers share this concept: don’t expect [read more]
On a cool day in mid-May, Stark Bro’s delivered several fruit trees and blackberry plants to the Governor’s Mansion in Jefferson City, MO. The idea was [read more]
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