Content tagged "fruit growing"

What is the best way to tell when apples and pears are ripe?

Gardens & Landscapes Apples Updated: October 29, 2011

Harvest time varies with individual tastes and locality. One may consider a fruit ripe, while another individual believes it is immature. However, fruit...

How can I propagate additional plants from my blackberry stand?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: October 21, 2011

Propagation techniques for blackberries:Tip layering is used on most brambles (blackberries, black and purple raspberries). In mid to late summer the cane...

How long can I store fresh apples?

Gardens & Landscapes Apples Updated: August 27, 2011

Late-maturing varieties of apples will store for use throughout the winter if the fruit is hard, mature, and in perfect condition. Apples picked too green...

What is an appropriate pollinator for the Honeycrisp apple tree? I'm getting mixed messages from various nurseries here in Minnesota.

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: April 21, 2011

How do you prune an old Concord grapevine to get it to produce grapes?

Gardens & Landscapes Grapes Updated: March 11, 2011

What grape varieties are recommended for Kentucky gardens?

Gardens & Landscapes Grapes Updated: February 28, 2011

How should I fertilize and care for a lychee tree?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 26, 2010

What is the best way to save a young fruit tree that has been stripped of bark by rabbits?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 31, 2010

We're interested in growing fig trees in central Florida. Any information is appreciated.

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: December 11, 2008

What are the best strawberries to grow in Kentucky?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 15, 2008

Can I transplant pawpaw trees or root suckers from my woods?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 15, 2008

How do you construct a grapevine trellis?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 14, 2008

How long can I keep fresh peaches?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 14, 2008

What is the difference between a "cling" and a "freestone" peach?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 14, 2008

Why do strawberry fruits rot in the garden?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 05, 2008

How far apart should plants be set when planting strawberries?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 03, 2008

Will peaches grow in Kentucky?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 03, 2008

Fruit Growing by Region

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: August 07, 2008

Fruits | Growing | Culture, Disease, and Insects Links to external web pages are followed by the source's name in parentheses. Fruit growing varies widely by...

I have an older cherry tree that has multiple bubbles of sap appearing on the trunk and larger limbs. What is causing this and is there a cure?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: May 15, 2008

My peach tree was so loaded with peaches that a couple of branches broke off. I picked the peaches and put them in cardboard boxes covered with newspaper. Instead of ripening they got black mold on them. Will they ever ripen?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: May 15, 2008

Rabbits have eaten the bark off of both of our apple trees. What can we do to save the trees?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: April 22, 2008

Fruits: Culture, Disease, and Insects

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: April 15, 2008

Fruits | Growing | Culture, Disease, and Insects Links to external web pages are followed by the source's name in parentheses. Fruit growing varies widely by...

Why doesn't my seven-year-old pecan tree bear nuts?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: April 09, 2008

Fruits: Growing

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 26, 2008

Fruits | Growing | Culture, Disease, and Insects Jack Kerrigan and Margaret Nagel, Ohio State University[1] Growing fruit provides fresh, flavorful produce...

I want to plant raspberries between my neighbor's yard and my yard, where we both have lawns. How do I keep the raspberries from sending their roots over into our lawns and sprouting new plants?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 08, 2008

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