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How to Grow an Apple Tree from a Seed in 12 Steps (mine are growing YAY) I have 4 little tiny trees growing from organic seed! SO COOL it works!!

Get a paper towel and wrap your apple seeds in them. Wet the paper towel and put it in the plastic bag. Make sure the plastic bag is sealed tight, and put it in the fridge. Your seeds should take about a month to germinate but check every few weeks and wet again if dry. Your seeds will start to have little white sprouts coming out of them soon enough thats when you know there ready for planting.

How to grow apple tree from seed - Alternative Energy and Gardning

Apple trees are a recommended addition to a chicken garden, providing both food and shelter. Photo by Kate Baldwin. (from Free-Range Chicken Gardens by Jessi Bloom)

How To Prune An Apple Tree: New apple trees usually take 6-10 years to bear fruit.

PRUNING APPLE TREES: First Winter: If there has been a lot of new growth, choose 3 to 5 branches for the first set of scaffold branches. These branches should spiral around the trunk with about 4 inches vertical distance between each branch. Cut off the other side branches and any vertical branches that may compete with the leader. Prune back the main leader shoot, but keep it as the highest part of the tree to maintain your pyramid shape.

cultivating morell mushrooms - ring of compost or litter around apple trees - use of shaded area - continuous production

The Art of Pruning Fruit Trees. I so totally need this for the apple tree in the backyard!!! I think I will also use a peach pit from the PA peaches my aunt gave me and see if I can't get a peach tree to yield in a few years!!! Great tips on ALL of the fruits pretty much!!!

!!!!!!!!!!!!! I really really really wanted to groom some apple trees into espalier apple trees before... and for some reason I never even considered how gorgeous they would be in bloom! My want just went up x a billion...

Deciduous Fruit Trees - Apples (including crabapples), peaches, pears, plums, and cherries should be pruned in midwinter. Although winter pruning removes some of their flower buds, the goal in pruning fruit trees is to open up the tree to allow in more light for a better crop of fruit, rather than to get maximum bloom.

Organic Pest Control for fruit trees.. the glue ball that looks like an apple. Use 3-4 per tree. Worth a try. Has a recipe to make your own bug glue.

Espaliered apple tree...we have this, ours does not currently look so amazing. We will endavour to make it better

Making Fruit/Veges in a container : APPLE TREE. (Important to me because I rent and want to do a garden anyway).

Pruning Peach Trees: Tutorial on Pruning Dwarf & Regular Peach Trees | The Gardening Experts

Put a sticker on your apples while they are still green on the tree. As they ripen, the part under the sticker stays green and you have a custom stenciled apple.

Growing Your Own Fruit Trees Apple, strawberry and raspberry bush, blueberries, cranberries, acai berries, gooseberries, plum or apricots, Concord grapes, pears, cherry, sugar maple tree, Nut trees- walnut, chestnut, almond,

Sprinkling egg shells around apple trees and tomato plants helps add much-needed calcium to their diets.

Someday I hope to espalier an apple or cherry tree in my backyard.

Growing apple trees on containers - columnar apple trees grow up not out. Making them perfect for small space garden areas!

Nasturtium - mulch plant - "these flowers are also very useful in keeping the bugs away from fruit trees and vegetable gardens. Nasturtium can easily repel squash bugs, beetles, and white flies."

A dad with 70 years of gardening experience (and his daughter who is trying to do things organically) provide lots of helpful info!