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Posts from the ‘Fruit Tree Care’ Category

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

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

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

Growing Organic Fruit Trees

Although there are several ways to grow fruit organically, organic fruit growers share this concept: don’t expect [read more]

Organic Jonathan Apples

How to Fertilize Mature Fruit Trees

Well-established mature fruit trees that are in good health tend to thrive regardless of the season. Regular care and maintenance isn’t time consuming, but [read more]

Stark® Orchard Fertilizer