Category Archive: Orchards

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Oct 11

How To Do Fruit Tree Whip Grafting Propagation

This knowledgeable look into the steps of how to do fruit tree whip grafting propagation so a homesteader with limited land can grow fruit trees that have multiple varieties upon it. Instead of a tree bearing a large quantity of the same variety of fruit at once, you can spread the harvesting season (since different …

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Sep 14

How To Make A 2 Liter Plastic Bottle Fruit Picker

This step by step tutorial of how to make a 2 liter plastic bottle fruit picker on a stick is an amazing tool that will help you harvest your fruit orchard crop more safely. Apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and a variety of nuts are great candidates to use this tool to pick trees. …

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Aug 16

How to Water a Tree Sapling for Guaranteed Survival

This method of how to water a tree sapling for guaranteed survival when establishing your homestead orchard is simple and frugal. A small slow stream of water trickled upon the tree sapling twice a day gives the ground time to absorb the water and not run off is the trick. Good nourished soil is also …

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Jun 22

Jabuticaba Tree that Amazingly Bears Fruits on its Trunk

Jabuticaba Tree that Amazingly Bears Fruits on its Trunk The Jabuticaba Tree is an amazing Brazilian grape tree that bears thousands of fruits on its trunk and is found in the south of Brazil. With the help of constant watering by humans, this grape tree can bear fresh fruit year round. The fruit is used …

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May 31

How To Grow An Apple Seed Into An Tree

How To Grow An Apple Seed Into An Tree This step by step tutorial of how to grow an apple seed into a apple tree is a frugal way to create renewal food source on your own homestead. You can live in an urban, suburban or rural homestead an enjoy fresh crisp sweet apples from …

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Mar 21

Pruning Your Fruit Trees

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If you have fruit trees they need pruning sometimes. Pruning is necessary for good fruit development. If left unpruned the tree will not produce much fruit and the fruit it does produce will be only around the top where the sunlight reaches. To learn how to prune your fruit tress to keep it healthy and …

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Jan 07

Chestnuts Return to America – Food for Humans & Animals

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NW Food News website shares the bountiful harvest of the chestnut tree. In the 1930’s – 1940’s America lost up to 4 billion native chestnut trees who fell victim to a blight but through a generations of dedicated arboriculturists that have replanted the Chestnut tree are we able to enjoy this delicious nut today. Chestnuts …

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