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: Glossaries

Fruit Garden Terms A — Z

Glos­sary of Hor­ti­cul­tural Usage The word mean­ings as defined in this glos­sary are in con­text of how they apply to fruit grow­ing. Some terms may have addi­tional com­mon Eng­lish lan­guage mean­ings that are not included here. A Acid soil Soil with a pH less than 7.0. An acid soil is usu­ally low in lime. Also caused by […]