Apples, pears and stone fruit such as plums and cherries are pruned at different times of year. Although many people don’t do it, it brings great benefits, and is quite an enjoyable activity.
Planting fruit trees requires much less effort than growing vegetables. And a tree grows faster than we think! Planet carers and home-grown fruit lovers, here are some easy tips for you.
We picked apples in « le jardin de Saint Simon » yesterday. We look at what we did well and could have done better, and provide a link for further guidance on when and how to harvest all kinds of garden fruit.
Thinking about who is going to harvest may help choose the right size of tree when planting.
Watch nature and plan for picking accordingly or the birds may eat all of your berries. Alternatively, on a very hot summer, let them quench their thirst.
Good to remove excess fruit from apple trees.