Crab apples are a great addition to small gardens and orchards, plus they offer some surprising benefits! Consider adding crabapple trees to your “must plant” list.
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 watermelon in a backyard garden can net delicious fruit for your summertime enjoyment. Plant a vine and harvest your own fruit!
This insidious fungi can impact a wide range of vegetable crops. There are a number of natural tactics gardeners can take to reduce powdery mildew damage.
Planting nectarine seeds nets a free orchard! Here’s how to grow a nectarine tree from seed – stone fruit like nectarines often grow true from seed.
What you need to know about planting figs, fig tree care, & growing an indoor fig tree. The pretty tropical foliage & sweet harvest make them hard to beat.
Talk about a time saver in the garden! Perennial vegetables and fruits are productive plants that come back every year – plant once, harvest for YEARS!
Homemade rooting hormone made from willow is free and easy to make. Use this natural willow water for rooting cuttings or for easing transplant stress.
Pineapples may be a novelty fruit, but you can grow one at home in a container. Here’s how to grow a pineapple plant from the crown instead of tossing it.
Winter gardening: Time to choose your bare root fruit trees for your home orchard! You’ll have a better selection now, too, before trees leaf out.