How To Keep Healthy Trees

Like your 401K, your trees are leafy investments that pay dividends. You want to keep them green and growing for years to come.

Bay Laurel: Small Trees, Big Flavor

A Mediterranean native, bay laurel trees are a perfect plant for container growers who want to grow their own flavorful seasonings.

Aphids in Fruit Trees

Aphids will eat your roots and leaves. Here are the signs of an aphid infestation.

The Fruit Tree Owner’s Toolkit

Excerpt from the Popular Garden Series magabook Orcharding with permission from its publisher, BowTie magazines, a division of BowTie Inc. Purchase Orcharding here (deep link http://www.shopanimalnetwork.com/product.aspx?cid=85&pid=838) The following tools come in handy for tending fruit trees. Try to clean and dry pruning tools after each use, then wipe the pruning tools with an oily rag […]

9 Tips for Growing Container Trees

Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock Just because your yard isn’t big enough to plant a sapling that will grow into a majestic tree (or you have no yard at all!), doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fruits trees have to offer. Consider planting a tree in a container, and perhaps, keep it indoors if it […]

Fruit Trees for Kids

The Fruit Tree Tour theater troupe teaches sustainability, organic eating and the importance of environmental responsibility to California students.

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