Category Archives: Orchard Care

Soil Building: Sheet-mulching

Sheet mulching is a simple, cheap, and environmentally friendly technique that helps you build nutrient rich soil while also getting rid of pesky weeds or unwanted… Read More

Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew is a very common fungal disease on several types of plants. Different species of the mildew have different host plants. Apples and pears are… Read More

Cedar Apple Rust

Cedar Apple Rust (CAR) is a fungal disease that attacks apples. It mainly occurs in North America in areas east of the Rocky Mountains. This fungus… Read More

Growing Peaches from Seed

Ever eat a delicious fruit and wonder about planting the seed to grow a new tree? Although all of the common fruits are usually propagated… Read More

Bagging Fruit

Try the simple, organic method of bagging fruit to protect your fruit tree from pests and diseases! This technique is most commonly used for apples… Read More

Neem Oil Sprays

Neem Oil is a vegetable oil derived from the neem tree (Azadirachta indica), native to India. The traditional uses of the neem tree are countless,… Read More