In part one of our series on growing fruit trees in containers, we gave you some helpful tips for getting started. In this article, part two of the series, we focus on what you need to do to take proper care of your potted fruit trees, so they can stay healthy, grow and thrive.
Watering Potted Trees
One of the number-one threats to a young potted tree is overwatering. Once the tree is planted in the container, it is very important to keep a close eye on it and only water when needed. While you want to avoid letting the soil [read more]
These days, with grocery stores and local markets around, growing your own fruit and nut trees has become a hobby with edible perks. But for many of the early settlers and westward expansion pioneers, fruit orchards were a staple for sustenance.
Last week, I had the pleasure of [read more]
“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.” — Henry David Thoreau
An apple tree, much like a person, grows and develops throughout the course of its life. It starts off small [read more]
“Why won’t my tree bloom or bear fruit?”
This is a common and frustrating question for any grower. You’ve planted your fruit or nut tree. It’s growing. It’s living. But it’s not blooming or bearing fruit. [read more]