Tag: fruit trees

Citrus Trees Are Dutifully Fruitful

Winter is the primary season for citrus fruits. Some ripen significantly earlier. Some ripen significantly later. Many citrus trees continue to produce a few...

Planting Bare Root Stock Properly

UNITED STATES—Bare root season began as the Christmas season ended. Literally, as the last Christmas trees relinquished their space in nurseries, bare root stock...

Bare Root Stock For Winter

UNITED STATES—Dormant pruning happens during winter, while the plants that benefit from it are dormant. Obviously, it would not be dormant pruning otherwise. Such...

Dormant Pruning Promotes Fruit Production

UNITED STATES—While they are dormant through winter, deciduous fruit trees require specialized 'dormant pruning.' Exceptions are rare. Most need major pruning that might seem...

Bare Root Stock Makes Sense

UNITED STATES—Winter has the potential to be a slow season for gardening. Simple gardens may not require much dormant pruning. Established gardens may not...

Deciduous Fruit Trees Need Pruning

UNITED STATES—Many plants should get most of the pruning they need while they are dormant in winter. Such pruning is less stressful because it...

Fruit Trees Need Specialized Pruning

UNITED STATES—For centuries, fruit trees have been bred to produce unnaturally abundant and unnaturally big fruit. That has worked out well for those who...

Bare Root Season Has Begun

UNITED STATES—Before all the Christmas trees were sold and relinquished their space, the smaller types of bare root stock started arriving in local nurseries....

Fruit From Non Fruit Trees

UNITED STATES—Those of us who grew up with the old fashioned stone fruit orchards or vineyards might remember some of the traditional methods for...

Plant Bare Root Plants Properly

UNITED STATES—Compared to canned (potted) nursery stock, bare root plants have a few advantages. They are less expensive, easier to handle, more conducive to...
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