A guild is a grouping of plants that supports a central element—such as a fruit tree—for maximum harvest and use of space. Learn more about this permaculture technique for creating a low-maintenance system that also improves biodiversity.
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.
It’s fall! Whether you planted a fall garden or are putting your garden to bed for the winter, here’s what to do in October.
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 […]
Many ornamental and wild fruits are overly tart and seedy when eaten fresh, but become sweet and mellow when made into jelly. Here are five berry-producing plants that are easy to grow and a few ideas for making and using a mixed-fruit jelly.
There are many reasons for growing fruit. With just a little bit of planning you can enjoy fresh fruit for many years even on small property.