Category Archives: Orcharding

Spring, Sprung and the Ten things we need to Do!

So today is the official start of spring. Some time around 7:45 am this morning the equinox happen. Not that any of use could feel that! Supposedly you can balance and egg on end at that time, good luck with … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day….

A little fruit added to any landscape that can support it can be a wonderful treat in late summer and Fall. Fruit trees have been grafted onto rootstock that allows for more varied placement in landscapes. Apple, peaches and pears … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Tools!

So spring, really now, is the time you want to get all your tools and equipment ready for the summer. This should not be extremely difficult if you put them away clean last fall. If not the next balmy day … Continue reading

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Compost, Compost, Compost!

Those of us that have been life long outdoors enthusiast have long been concerned with the effects of fertilizer on the environment. Chemical salt fertilize while effective in the short term can have long lasting side effects that can change ecosystems. … Continue reading

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Spring Essentials

Spring is around the corner. Flowers will soon be in bloom. The birds and butterflies will be returning about the time that we get our gardens started. So take the time now while you have it; when it is still … Continue reading

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