Category Archives: Orchard Care

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

Brown Rot on Stone Fruits

What is brown rot?  Brown rot is a common fungal disease (Monilinia fructicola) that affects trees in the “stone fruit” category such as peaches, nectarines,… Read More

Protecting Fruit from Birds

Protecting your orchard from birds is no small task. They want your fruit just as much–if not more–than you, and city living means fewer edible… Read More