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Archive | Fruit Growing

planting trees Right

Planting Trees Right

Buying beautiful, well-grown plants is a great way to start your future landscape and orchard. The next step to your success lies with planting your tree correctly. Let’s start with your soil, as this is the basic foundation of your plant’s future.  Each plant likes certain soil characteristics.  It helps to have a basic understanding […]

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Orchard at Just Fruits and Exotics

Organic Fertilizer Sandwich

Getting success growing fruit trees organically can be challenging, especially when you’re growing your trees in less than perfect soil. In fact, growing fruit trees organically is really about just that; creating a perfect soil. In order to get your organic fertilizer to work properly, it helps to understand a little about what’s going on […]

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Pruning Fruit Trees

Training Fruit Trees

Training Fruit Trees; Start your tree Right If dependable, annual crops of large juicy fruit are what you want from your fruit trees, then annual pruning and thinning of fruit is important. Training fruit trees to develop strong, well spaced branches, which can handle heavy loads of ripe fruit, is also critical to insuring the […]

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Mandarin Melon Berry

Mandarin Melon Berry Cudrania tricuspidata A truly uncommon fruit

Some of the most interesting fruits come from China. Apricot, plum, chestnut and filbert all originate from this country that so closely mirrors many growing regions of America. Many of these fruits have gained wide popularity and are well known. Some like jujube and Asian pear and mandarin melon berry are slowly winning favor as […]

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Bonide All Seasons Horticulture Oil

Monthly Orchard Calendar

Monthly Fruit Tree Orchard Calendar  for Zones 8 through 9: This monthly fruit tree orchard calendar  is meant to be a general guide to many of the common tasks one does to maintain a fruit orchard. Actual spray programs, fertilizing, and pruning times can vary, due to insects, diseases, and the growing conditions which occur […]

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Planting a Tree Correctly

Planting A Tree Correctly

Planting A Tree Correctly Points to Remember: *Dig a hole 3 times wide but no deeper than the root ball of the tree *Amend the hole if your soil is poor or you are planting a tree that requires a richer soil. *Use the right amendment for the type of tree you are planting and […]

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