Fruit trees work hard for their keep, providing a strong winter outline, a spring show of beautiful blossoms and a bountiful harvest in summer and fall. Here's how to choose and plant the right types for your garden.
Yes, it is possible to grow big, beautiful apples without any spraying at all! Start with disease resistant varieties, and follow common sense permaculture principles. If you want truly perfect apples, go the extra mile and bag the young fruit.