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.

Category Archives: Brambles

Taming the Bramble Brush Jungle in 6 Easy Steps

A thick stand of bramble canes

Fri­day past was open­ing day of deer hunt­ing — a per­fect day to stay close to home, given that great gar­den­ing weather was pre­dicted. Both my hus­band and I took the day off, primed to put the fin­ish­ing touches on bed­ding down the gar­den for win­ter. One major project that had eluded us ear­lier was pruning […]