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    Planting Apple Trees 101. Put in two at our last home...need a few at the new house!

    Homemade Organic Pesticide for Fruit Trees Fruit trees can be a haven for insects, but they don't have to be.

    How to prune an apple tree

    How to Prune Apple Trees: 12 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

    How to Espalier Fruit Trees ... one of the easiest ways to include fruit trees in a small space garden and maximise your yield. Fruit grows on horizontal branches, leaves grow on verticals! | The Micro Gardener

    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)

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

    how to plant, treat, feed and care for my apple trees

    Oh... to have an apple tree/small orchard in the backyard... a girl can dream :)

    13 Plants That Give You Bang for Your Buck trees: apple "Apple trees produce lovely, fragrant pink blooms followed by fruit. Plus, they can be trained on a wall, as espaliers, or bent over arches.

    Produce more fruit in less space with this centuries-old technique. Ron Wade guides us step-by-step through the first three years in the life of an espaliered apple tree.

    Baby K would love this - 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 that's when you know there ready for planting.

    Canning Apple Sauce, this will be perfect when the apples get ripe in our trees!

    How & Why To Plant Fruit Trees in the Fall Once Tree is established - Free fruit each year » The Homestead Survival

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

    How to Grow Honeycrisp Apple Trees |, John and I planted two last summer. So excited!

    Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.

    Last January, I tested the theory of growing apple trees from seeds and now we have 56 baby apple trees growing in our backyard. Here is how I did it.

    Grow your own organic apples! Plant trees in either spring or fall. Explains how to: choose disease resistant varieties, use permaculture techniques like guilding, prune branches and thin flowers, bag young fruit to protect from pests, and identify nutrient deficiencies.