Articles for tag: Dwarf Fruit Tree, Fertilizing, Fruit Trees

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How and When to Fertilize Fruit Trees

It’s easy to come up with a fertilize recipe for gardens, lawns and flowers, but developing the recipe to fertilize fruit trees is an art form that usually takes years of practice. When fertilizing fruit trees, you have to discover just the right balance of fertilize mix that will promote moderate fruit tree growth, adequate ...

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Growing Dwarf Fruit Trees

There is a place for dwarf fruit trees in the garden. Especially when the garden is small, leaving no room for growing what we refer to as the home orchard. On the other hand, they are valued just as much and sometimes more for their attractiveness or ‘cuteness,’ whichever way you want to describe it, ...

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Your Guide to Starting a Backyard Orchard

Many people choose to plant their own fruit trees to enjoy fruit straight from the plant. One main benefit to growing your own fruit trees is that the fruit will have fewer pesticides and other chemicals. Apples, pears, cherries, plums, apricots and peaches trees will all grow throughout the United States. When planting a backyard ...

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Buying Bare Root Fruit Trees

Bare root fruit trees are an economical way to start a home orchard. They are cheaper than potted trees, faster to become established, and the variety selection is very large. Novice as well as experienced gardeners are often intimidated by the bewildering array of choices in root stocks, varieties, tree care, and eventual size. ‘Bare ...

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How to Pick a Fruit Tree for Your Garden

Pick a Fruit Tree As with anything you intend to grow in your garden the best place to start is a local supplier. Local suppliers will know what grows best in your area. You will need to know where you intend to position your tree and the room you have available. Armed with this information ...

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Miniature Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

When I was a kid we had a Peach tree in our yard, as well as four apple trees. The apple trees were somewhat problematic with small sour apples. I recall my Mom trying a pie or two from them but they weren’t great for eating right off the tree. The Peach tree on the ...

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Hardy Fruit Trees for South Dakota

Winters in South Dakota are always different, but one thing is certain: they often come too early and last long. Because of this the growing season is short and not all fruit trees do well in our state. When choosing the right fruit tree for your yard, try to choose one that blooms late and ...

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Apple Trees to Grow in Alaska

After newly acquiring our first home, and a healthy chunk of land, my husband and I are on a mission to have as many fruit trees as we can make survive in this fickle Alaskan climate. The first step was to research, research, research. Once I dug into this task, I found there was little ...