October is National Apple Month; time to celebrate the crunching, munching great flavor of our all-American fruit! For some folks that means a trip to the local u-pick, cider mill, or farmers’ market. For others, maybe you, it is an enticement to grow a few apple trees right at home.
Planning is one of the keys to success of any home garden and there are numerous aspects to consider. Here are a few points to keep in mind:
Planning and Forethought Bring Success in the Fruit Garden
Is Your Soil right for What you Want to Grow?
Growing Fruit Trees in Containers
One of the most fun aspects of planning a home fruit planting is choosing what varieties you will grow. Much like a wine tasting, you can enjoy a fruit variety tasting party. Learn all about it from this article I wrote for The Cooks Cook: How to Choose Apple Varieties for the Home Orchard.
Bite in and do share; what are your favorite apple varieties?