Let me share with you a beginners method to prune apple trees. Every year in the winter I always tell myself that I am going to get this apple tree pruning job done. My story year to year is the same. Sure enough, March comes, and I am up to my neck in seed starts […]
very year in the winter I always tell myself that I am going to get this apple tree pruning job done. My story year to year is the same. Sure enough, March comes, and I am up to my neck in seed starts and tomato transplants. The apple pruning will have to wait. The beautiful […]
There is something nostalgic about an orchard in bloom or during the harvest with the branches bending over heavy with fruit. Planting fruit trees seems to be a priority with a lot of new home owners. Whether it’s a few trees or a more ambitious effort there are important considerations in planning and establishing a […]
With the fruit harvest winding down, don’t neglect some essential chores that are necessary in the organic orchard. A healthy productive harvest next year depends a lot on following through with good care in the fall. Here are ways to take care of your orchard during fall season and prevent diseases from spreading.
No kidding it’s a real berry! A gooseberry is also a term referring to a “fool.” Put them together and you have an English dessert call Gooseberry Fool which is stewed gooseberries folded into a cream. It may be fool hardy to not try this backyard small fruit in your garden. It is a slightly […]
Ever wondered what are the best plants to start with if you are a new gardener? Well, there are some plants that are very easy to grow. Raspberries are easy to grow, and can produce prolifically in the right circumstances. Here’s how to grow raspberries, and the best part is, you don’t even have to […]