Stella Otto: The Backyard Fruit Gardener

Today's Tip: Mow vegetation short around the base of fruit trees and bushes to reduce winter habitat for rodents.

Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Backyard Orchardist goes on a Blog Book Tour

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What fun! The Back­yard Orchardist is get­ting to meet new fruit gar­dener friends all over the coun­try as we go on vir­tual tour. We’re stop­ping in to visit a num­ber of gar­den­ing, home­steading, and per­ma­cul­ture blogs and hope you will join us in vis­it­ing these great stops. Here are some past stops, with more to […]

The BackYard Orchardist Visits the Urban Farm Podcast

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Ear­lier I blogged about my visit to Ari­zona and the Urban Farm, home of Greg Peter­son, a very com­mit­ted dis­ci­ple of grow­ing your own food right in down­town Phoenix. More recently, Greg and I had a chance to “talk fruit trees” on the Urban Farm pod­cast. Come lis­ten in while we com­pare notes and chat […]