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How and When to Prune Your Fruit Trees

You took the time to lovingly plant your fruit trees, water them, and help them grow, but now you’re facing overgrown scraggly trees that could really use some attention. 618 more words

Eco-friendly Gardening

Proper Bare Root Planting Technique

Bare root plants are less expensive, easier to handle, and easier to prune into a desired form than canned (potted) plants are. Also, they get established into the garden easier. 343 more words


Don't know what to do in the garden?

If you’re new to gardening, or just don’t know where to start when you step out into the garden, here’s a useful resource: it’s a… 329 more words


'appless Tree Stands Forlorn


Short of us sitting in the orchard with a shotgun, the pukeko with their white tail feathers flicking in defiance, each morning, unafraid and undeterred by human presence, stride up from the stream, across the paddock and into the orchard. 107 more words


Bare Root Stock Is Here

Christmas tree lots at nurseries come and go at a good time. Cut and live Christmas trees become marketable just as retail sales of other items is declining. 299 more words