If growing your own fruit and nuts sounds dreamy as well as daunting, we agree! And you’re not alone, Friends.
Fruit & Nut Growing Resources:
Fruition’s current online tree growing resources are focused on Apple Trees however Pears, Plums, Peaches, Apricots and Cherries require much the same site choice, planting, and basic care considerations. Here’s a few of our own resources (for the full list of Fruition’s Apple Growing Resources, see below!) and resources we trust:
all books by the late Michael Phillips
Apple Growing Resources
All resources above and…
Books listed on The Holistic Orchard Network
A Grower’s Guide to Organic Apples from Cornell
Other Fruit & Nut Growing Resources
Elderberry: University of Vermont
Elderberry Transplant Instructions: Fruition’s Elderberries come potted. Allow your elderberry to root in the pot, keeping it well watered, until July then transplant in its final location.
Figs: Penn State Extension
Fig Transplant Instructions: Fruition’s Figs come potted. Transplant your fig tree in its final location soon after you get it home, keeping it well watered until then.
Grapes: Cornell Cooperative Extension
PawPaws: Cornell Cooperative Extension
Pawpaw Transplant Instructions: Some of Fruition’s Pawpaws come potted while other are bare root seedlings. Transplant your potted pawpaw trees in their final location soon after you get them home, keeping them well watered until then.
Chinese Chestnut: Arnold Arboretum
Northern Hardy Pecan: Society of Ontario Nut Growers
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Fruition’s Apple Growing Resources
For our most detailed video tutorials, hop into our free online course, Apples & Organic Orcharding. You’ll also find our step-by-step guide to tree planting (with lots of photos!) in Fruition’s free Growing Library. And dive into Fruition’s pre-recorded Fruit Q & Qs Webinar Library (questions dig deeper than answers!) where we explore the most common apple tree growing questions from our community. Here is a list of our blogs in a sweet progression to help surround you with abundance for generations to come:
Planning & Planting:
Caring for Young Trees & Beyond:
Meet Heron, Fruition’s Tree Mentor!
Sow Seeds & Sing Songs,
& the whole Fruition crew
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