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Archive | Organic Gardening

Female Mandrin Melon Berry

Mandarin Melonberry Cudrania tricuspidata A truly uncommon fruit

Mandarin Melonberry is probably one of the most overlooked and remains still a jewel awaiting discovery. Mandarin melonberry, aka Che, has a long history of being grown for both food and medicine in China. Europeans carried the tree to France and England, and it arrived in the states over a century ago. The fruit was […]

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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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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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