GROWING FRUIT

Depending on the amount of space you have available, you can grow some — or a lot of — fruit at your place. Growing fruit trees and shrubs means an annual harvest with little extra work on your part.

Crops like strawberries and blueberries can be grown in containers, making them a good option for a fruit harvest in urban areas.

Fruit trees, too, can be grown in containers if you choose the right variety. If you have a larger property, you may want to consider a small orchard to provide your household with fresh fruit during the harvest season.

Growing Persimmons: The Best Varieties for a Picky Palate

persimmons in a basket

Growing persimmons for a late fall harvest on your homestead? Choosing a persimmon tree will depend on a few factors and how you plan to use the persimmons you grow. Here’s how to decide between an American persimmon tree or a Fuyu persimmon tree.

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