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Is my apple tree wounded?

I have a Gala apple tree, around 5 years old. It is a good producer and appears to be in good health, but as you know, requires lots of attention... spraying, etc. I had some apple scab problems with it for the last two years, which I gather is pretty common with Galas, but now seem to have that...

By Ross Penhallegon

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Grape Pruning Basics

Grapes fruit on lateral shoots on year-old canes. All grapes require heavy pruning to produce fruit, but after the first three growing seasons, different types of grapes need different pruning. Wine...

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Berry Pruning Basics

Pruning information for raspberries, blueberries, currants, and gooseberries.

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Pucker up, it’s time to talk lemons

Apr 20, 2018
With their fragrant flowers and sweet flavor, Meyer lemons are a popular citrus to grow in a pot.

By Kym Pokorny
Apr 20, 2018

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Expert tips for growing kiwifruit

Apr 27, 2018
Hardy kiwifruit go through freezing weather better than the familiar fuzzy kiwifruit, so they are a good candidate for the home garden.

By Kym Pokorny
Apr 27, 2018

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An easy way to get bigger, better plum fruit

Feb 19, 2003
Are you tired of all those tiny, ripe plums dropping onto your car, your lawn or your patio each summer?

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Is my apple tree wounded?

I have a Gala apple tree, around 5 years old. It is a good producer and appears to be in good health, but as you know, requires lots of attention... spraying, etc. I had some apple scab problems with it for the last two years, which I gather is pretty common with Galas, but now seem to have that...

By Ross Penhallegon