Apples used to make hard cider are quite different than sweet varieties made for eating. Here’s what you need to know about apples for the hard cider market.
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.