Deer are a pretty big issue on my Wisconsin farm, so when I started a new orchard, I knew I’d need to protect the 10 young trees I planted. Here’s the fence I chose.
If your orchard is not near a hose or irrigation system, an inexpensive, gravity-fed leg tank on a wagon gets the trees the water they need.
An orchard full of mature apple trees is quite pleasant, but low-hanging branches can complicate or prevent mowing. A little pruning can make a big difference.
These kid-size crops can be grown in raised beds or containers. They’re chosen to inspire young imaginations, promote nutrition and spark the desire to learn more about gardening.
Do you know which types of tomatoes are best for your vegetable garden? Here are the differences between indeterminate, determinate and dwarf varieties.
Different fruits do better in certain regions than others and take different levels of commitment. Here are several that might be right for your CSA.
When it’s time to harvest your apple crop, you’ll need an apple picker. Here’s a guide to deciding which design is right for you.
Grape vines in my orchard that are decades old are proving to be resilient and showing signs of life. Here’s how I gave them a second chance.