A visual aide for pruning fruit trees at planting. Proper pruning makes for a stronger central leader (the trunk) and stronger scaffolding (side branches). And, on semi-dwarf and dwarf fruit trees, pruning leads to earlier production.
fruit trees do not need to be pruned to produce fruit. The fruit production of a tree is a natural occurrence which ensures the survival of a tree. That means a gardener may choose not to prune and on that note why.
Base on advices, I've re-worked my 4 year old espalier apple trees this past weekend. The "crown" is pruned down to Below are the "before" and "after" of the work. Hopefully I get it right this time an…
We all know that a great garden starts with great soil. This soil recipe provides the perfect soil combination for filling raised garden boxes and planting lots of healthy veggies this year! Building a raised-bed garden box is different from ga
Grafting Fruit Trees – A Step by Step Picture Tutorial -- 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.