Framed or mounded, raised beds give plant roots the space they need
Selecting and preparing the site and soil, irrigation, rootstocks and varieties, planting, pruning and thinning fruit, pest management, and maintenance schedule.
Gardening in raised beds has been a common practice for centuries. "Raised" means the soil level in the bed is higher than its surrounding, and "bed" implies it is small enough to work from the walkways.
Planting a new fruit tree? Dig a big hole, wait to apply fertilizer and keep an eye on pests. Here are more quick tips for taking care of your transplanted tree.
A look at integrated pest management in "Concepts from Start to Finish".
Homeowners often consider pest management the most difficult part of raising fruit. Most people either lack the knowledge to identify and control insect pests and diseases, or they dread having to spray chemicals to protect their...
Useful information about Western Hemlock-Douglas Fir Forest, Prairie, Scrub-Shrub Wetlands, and Mixed Deciduous Forest/Steep Dry Slope.
You may have encountered white, segmented “worms” or grubs when chopping firewood and wondered what they were. Common questions include, did they kill my tree? And are they a danger to other trees? The quick answers are no, and no.