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Topworking backyard fruit trees is challenging but rewarding


Last week I wrote about why fruit trees were grafted to produce shorter specimens. A few people asked me exactly how it was done and the best time to do it. As usual, questions like that seldom produce a simple … Continue reading

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Dwarfing fruit trees is an old and effective technology


It’s apple picking season. Like most other people I love fresh apples and nearly everything we make from them. Like many of you I also have a few in my backyard. Mine are semi-dwarf types. We can also purchase standard … Continue reading

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