Category: Organic Fruit & Nut Tree Care

How to Use Fertilizers-Bone Meal

What are you growing this year? All of your plants, and especially potatoes, onions, garlic, and flower bulbs, will appreciate a feeding of bone meal! Bone meal is...

Worms In Your Apples?

It is such a satisfying experience to reach up into an apple tree and pluck a shiny apple from a branch. But if you take a big, juicy bite and see that the remaining...

Preserving Citrus with Salt and Sugar

There is nothing like the smell and taste of fresh citrus! But what to do if you have an over abundance of lemons or oranges? Preserve with sugar or salt! The preserving...

High Density Planting and Pruning Fruit Trees for the Home Orchard

Fruit trees are a wonderful addition to any home, but it requires a commitment to pruning several times a year to keep the tree to a size that will not overwhelm the...

When & How to Fertilizer Your Fruit Trees

Fruit trees need good nutrition to grow and produce an abundant harvest, just like vegetables, flowers, and other plants. In our helpful video, Tricia explains if, when,...

How to Grow Meyer Lemons and Other Citrus Trees in Containers

Did you know you can grow citrus indoors no matter where you live? The easiest citrus to grow indoors is the Meyer lemon. Meyer lemons are prized for their sweet flavor,...

How to Grow Goji Berries (aka wolfberries)

Goji berries, also known as wolfberries, are hardy plants that are drought tolerant and grow in zones 3-10 . A brightly colored orange/red fruit with a slightly sour...

Growing Jujube Trees and How to Use the Fruit

Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill), also know as Chinese date, is native to China and has been grown and enjoyed for over 4,000 years. The tree is deciduous and is grown as...

April Gardening Activities

It’s April and spring is finally here. There’s a lot of activities in the garden from clean up, weeding to planting. Check out our video where Tricia shows you what...

Renovating a Mature Fruit Tree – Part 1

Do you have a mature, neglected fruit tree in your yard and you’re not sure what to do with it? Well here’s the good news is you can renovate it and start enjoying...