apple trees





4/2/2015
How to choose an apple tree to fit your space and needs.
12/18/2013
Food preservationist Tammy Kimbler teaches you how to make apple pie fruit leather from urban-foraged apples.
2/26/2013
A neglected, overgrown, old apple tree does have charm, its gnarled, elbowed branches seemingly ready to reach out for a hug. The fruits, unfortunately, more often than not are too small, too pest-ridden, and too high in the tree. My fear of heights makes the last deficiency most important to me. Large, clean fruits are for nought if I can’t bring myself to climb a ladder or the branches for harvest.
11/14/2012
The author figures out a way to outsmart tree-damaging rodents.
9/6/2012
Daby Napthine shares her grandfather's 5 tips to growing healthy apple trees.
6/2/2011
The beginnings of the orchard project, and an early spring surprise.
3/28/2011
Pruning apple trees to a three by three central leader shape for strength against high winds and to prevent fungal infection.
5/26/2010
Self-pollinating apple trees allow homeowners with little space to reap the benefits of this fresh, nutritious fruit. While typical apple breeds require planting at least two trees in the same space so they can pollinate each other, self-fertile trees can produce fruit without another tree around.
5/14/2008
Expert advice on best organic fertilizer options for new apple trees and grape vines.




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