Climate, soil, water and chilling all effect which fruit trees will do best on your property. Here's what to consider.
This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.
Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.
Excessive summer irrigation of oak and madrone trees may promote fungal diseases such as the oak root fungus (aka armillaria root disease) and crown rot.
All grapes require heavy pruning to produce fruit, but after the first three growing seasons, different types of grapes need different pruning. Wine grapes and muscadines usually need spur pruning, and American grapes, such as Concord and Thompson Seedless require cane pruning.