Tag Archives: winter hardiness

Wait a little longer before pruning most plants

We’ve had a few frosts in eastern North Carolina and fall is definitely here, but pruning some plants now could be harmful to them. We haven’t had a hard freeze yet and many plants could yet have a growth spurt. … 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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