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Steve Dodrill
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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


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...


Berry Pruning Basics

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


Tree Pruning Basics

A properly pruned tree looks as natural as possible; that is to say, the tree’s appearance reflects its fundamental form and character. The pruner must be sensitive to maintaining this structural integrity, in addition to knowing a bit about tree biology and proper pruning principles!


Grape variety identification

This article describes how to identify grape varieties for commercial or home/hobby vineyards and landscapes.

By Patricia Skinkis

Online Resource

Home Orchard Society

If you are a serious orchardist or perhaps a curious hobby gardener, the Home Orchard Society provides you with the best source of information and knowledge, mixed in the context of like-minded friendships, to make fruit growing an enriching experience.


Fruit tree planting

Information on fruit tree planting from "Concepts from Start to Finish".

By Steve Renquist


Fruit tree selection

Considerations on fruit tree selection from "Concepts from Start to Finish".

By Steve Renquist


Fruit tree pest management

A look at pest management from "Concepts from Start to Finish".

By Steve Renquist


Home Orchard Concepts from Start to Finish

The philosophy for this online source is to provide the home gardener with OSU publications, research, and news items that are related to the home orchard and garden.

By Steve Renquist