Start an Organic Fruit Orchard for Food Independence

Learn how to start an organic fruit orchard including tips on pruning and planting raspberries, blackcurrants, stone fruits and more.



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It's important to prune fruit trees for maximum production.  
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Gooseberries like plenty of potash and should be pruned similiar to an apple tree.  
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While pruning, it is important to distinguish between leaders and laterals.  
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