A little story about how we spent our whole entire three day weekend moving wood chips and setting up our little mini orchard using the Back to Eden Film method.
When Wondering What This Mysterious Fruit From An Abandoned Homestead, The Extension Agents ID’d As Jujube. Come See How I Preserved This WONDERFUL Fruit. #TaylorMadeRanch
Often we can determine if the apple is ripe by it’s color. But, what if you’re growing a green apple variety? How do you know if it’s ripe? First, check the stem to see if it’s brown. Then follow these 5 tips.
When I first started talking about growing fruit trees at 8,600 feet in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, people looked at me in a rather peculiar way. Having such a short growing season made gardening a challenge, let alone the idea of growing fruit. The standard growing environment for fruit trees calls for at least 150 […]
Since spring is an excellent time of year to plant fruit trees, we are expanding our small orchard. We just planted five plum trees in our orchard! To find out how we planted our plum trees, click the link to read more.
Fruit trees are a wonderful addition to, and investment in your homestead, but it’s important to properly site and plant bare root trees. Here are some highlights of our planting experience, including some ways that we made planting flow more easily and quickly.