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Do you need a quick story to meet your deadline or some short easy tips to add punch to a basic article? Let this cross-section of home fruit growing topics come to your rescue! All of the following downloadable PDFs that are available for your use, free of charge, provided they are accompanied with their attached credit line. Word count is found in parenthesis.
Your Edible Landscape
Edible Landscape (500 words) —Learn the many ways a fruit garden can be a beautiful, unique landscape while providing a sweet harvest
Fall Preparation: Secret to a Succesful Spring Fruit Garden (700 words) — Tips on how preparing in the fall can jump-start your spring fruit garden planting
Fruit Garden Escape (180 words) — Find respite in the peace of the fruit garden
Dealing with Wildlife Pests (570 words) — The other fruit garden pests and what to do about them.
Proactive Pest Control (615 words) — Non-chemical steps gardeners can take to protect tree fruit and berries from insects and diseases.
Plant Sources (585 words) — Success in the hunt for a fruit tree that suits your needs. Includes offer for free nursery list.
June Drop (205 words) — What is this phenomenon that catches novice tree fruit growers off guard? Could be a good side bar to a longer fruit growing article.
Thinning Young Fruit (363 words) — What is this phenomenon that catches novice tree fruit growers off guard? Could make a good side bar. plus June Drop side bar
Pruning Tips (465 words) — Tips for making this important activity easy and fast.
When to Prune (613 words) — Timing your pruning to achieve the results you desire; rejuvenation, size containment, easier tree management, and more reliable bearing.
Harvest Tips for Tree Fruit (335) — Properly pick and store the bountiful harvest from your fruit trees.
Berries, Brambles, and Vine Fruit
Perfect Edible Landscape (445 words)
Berry Harvest Hints (425 words) — Enjoy the best from your berry bushes have to offer.
Gardening with Children
Kids in the Berry Patch — The Perfect Match (510 words) — Fun healthy ways to get kids outdoors and learning about nature.
Family Tree (400) — Bring the family together by commemorating important milestones as you grow a mini orchard at the same time.