Fruit trees - page 2

Fruit trees are a must-have in any garden that aims for both beauty and productivity. These animal-friendly plantations are a boon for us and animals alike when the harvest season sets on. Pruning and caring for them is straightforward and they’ll forgive you for making mistakes at the beginning. Growing them is compatible with lower, ground-covering crops or flower beds, too!

The Chestnut, fruit that symbolizes fall

The chestnut is definitely a fruit that symbolizes fall. Available from mid-September onwards, there’s a six-week time frame during which ripe chestnut can be harvested.
Two chestnuts in their husk on a branch with leaves.

Best practices to enhance fruit harvest

Why does a fruit tree’s blooming already share much about the quality of its fruit-bearing? Pollination plays a critical role in the formation of fruits.
Increase fruit harvest - a basket of apples.

How to keep apples

One fruit has what it takes to keep for many a long month, just for us to savor it deep into the heart of winter: the apple.
Apples in a tipped wicker basket.

Pruning apple and pear trees

Winter and the very beginning of spring are the most auspicious season for pruning a pear tree and an apple tree.
Apple and pear trees have damaged branches that must be removed.

Wooed by an apple tree

Want to discover how enjoyable it is to sink your teeth into an apple from your very own garden? Plant a formed apple tree and you’ll know it as soon as next fall.
Apple tree plantation with red and green apples

Apricots, little bites of sun

A few words about apricots in France… 2012 apricot production in France – 160,900 tons 1 Production areas in France – Languedoc-Roussillon, the Rhône river area, the Mediterranean coastal areas.
Healthy apricots on branch.

Blackberry bush and blackberries, delicious small summer fruits

Blackberry shrubs offer delicious blackberries if you care for them well. Basic blackberry facts Name – Rubus fruticosus Family – Rosaceae Type – fruit shrub Height – 3 to 10 feet (1 to 3 m) Exposure – full sun, part sun Soil – rich enough Foliage – deciduous Flowering – June-July Harvest – August to October Planting, […]
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