Planting strawberries is so simple! Those plants are super hardy and grow very fast. This is a picture tutorial on how to plant and grow strawberries.
Attempting to propagate/root grape and muscadine cuttings.
Grafting fruit trees might seem like an intimidating task that not many know how to do… This is a step by step picture tutorial for grafting fruit trees.
Grafting is a basic homestead skill that’s easy to learn. If you don’t already know, most modern apple and other fruit trees; as well as some grapes, are grown from two parts: a “root stock” and a “scion”. For the purpose of this discussion we’ll refer to all hand-grafted plants as “trees”. The root stock […]
You can buy started strawberry plants at the nursery, but by buying bare root strawberry sets you can not only save a ton of money, but get a larger variety and healthier, more vigorous plants! And if your family is like mine, there can never be too many strawberries!
Although the original apple and plum trees our family planted here over 150 years ago when they inherited this land in the Homestead Act are still here, we knew modern conveniences meant we could grow other fruits and even some nut trees too. Living in the high-desert means not much rain. Using collected and passive […]