Category Archives: Growing Fruit Trees 101

When to Plant Fruit Trees

For bare root trees in hardiness zones 7 and below, plant when the tree is [...]

Organic Fruit Tree Pest Management

The key is to use a combination of these methods since doing only one will [...]

How to Prune Fruit Trees

We prune fruit trees for four main reasons. First, to make the tree easy to [...]

How to Select Fruit Trees – 6 Factors

In order to better know how to select fruit trees, here are six characteristics such [...]

What is a Rootstock?

A fruit tree's rootstock controls the tree's size, precocity (how early the tree bears fruit), [...]

Prepare Your Soil for Planting Fruit Trees

In order to test the soil drainage, dig a hole about 12 inches deep and [...]

How to Select Your Orchard Site

It is best to plant your orchard on land this is rolling or elevated with [...]

How to Plant Fruit Trees

After planting about 80 fruit trees with my dad, I realized that the process can [...]