Growing Tree Fruits in the Home Orchard
No Fruit on Fruit Trees
If your fruit tree refuses to set fruit, it could be for one of many reasons. Here are some tips and tricks to get them started.
June Fruit Drop. What Causes Fruits to Fall off the Tree aft…
After watching your fruit trees flower out spectacularly in the spring and then seeing the tiny fruits beginning to form, it is devastating to see them starting to fall from the tree before they mature. Don’t panic, this is normal for fruit trees. It even has a name; June Drop.
Fruit Harvesting Timetable
You'll still have to sample your fruit, to know when it's truly ready to pick, but here are some general guidelines to help you know when to expect your fruit to be ripe and ready.
Miniature and Dwarf Fruit Trees
The trees are small, but the fruit is full size and full flavor. Dwarf trees are great for small yards, patios and even indoor growing.
There’s a method safe and easy enough for everyone, as well as tips for success and recipe suggestions.
Figs - How to Manage and Identify Fig
Figs are one of the oldest cultivated fruits. These delicacies grow well in many warm climates and can even be cultivated where the weather dips below zero.
Pruning and Caring for Peach Trees
Peach trees don't require a lot of attention from gardeners, but annual pruning will keep your tree healthier and more productive, in the long run.
Peach Trees - Pruning
Wonderful video from UMass that walks you through the steps for opening your peach tree to light.