Winter is Warmer This Year; What Does This Mean for Your Fruit trees?

So far, this winter has been a warmer one. Many of us have expected cold frosts and freezes, but instead, received slightly chilly sweater weather days. This may be a positive for your electric bill and your driveway, but is it a positive for your fruit tree orchard? Due to the lack of winter weather, […]

Which Fruits Should I Plant This Winter?

Are you planning on putting some roots in the ground this winter? You’re in luck. Our site has tons of fruit plants that thrive in colder environments in stock now. To help you on your winter planting endeavors, we’ve outlined how to plant some of our favorite winter fruits below:  Gather your supplies:  Before you […]

Holiday Table Decorations Using Your Own Backyard Bounty

Whether you plan to celebrate with just a few close friends or you’re hosting the entire family, plus some, this year, having holiday table decorations using your own backyard bounty is a quick and simple way to make your space festive. Everything we used to decorate our holiday table this year can be found at […]

Winter Maintenance of Fruit Trees

As we head into the holiday season, our fruit trees will slip into the slumber of winter dormancy. Maintenance for our fruit trees will become extremely limited. That said, fungus can still crop up at any time if we get too much rain. However, unless you are experiencing an active problem, I would not treat […]

Dried Citrus Decorations for the Holidays

You may remember our collaboration with Emily of Poppie Studios and Caroline of Moonstruck Florals a couple years back. We’ve teamed up with Emily again to show you different ways you can use dried citrus decorations for the holidays this year! Keep scrolling to see ornaments, a wreath, garland and table runner dried orange decorations […]

Fall Gardening Tips: Edible Landscaping

Your garden doesn’t have to end with summer. Some of our favorite Fruitscape™ plants are grown in the fall! Check out our fall gardening tips below to make your garden go from seasonal to year-round. Blueberries Our fall gardening tips are all about incorporating edible landscaping, or as we like to call it Fruitscaping™ . […]

Small Trees for Small Yards

Choosing Small Trees for Small Yards One of the major concerns facing many of today’s gardeners is how to fit a flowering or shade tree into the tiny yards of modern suburbs. Choosing the right plant material is crucial to the success of any landscape project, and trees especially require extra thought. Although it is […]

Unusual Fruits Should Be Grown More

Unusual Fruits Should Be Grown More Cruising down the produce aisle can be an eye-opening experience these days. Our new age grocery stores and TV cooking channels have opened up a new world of fruits and ways for adventurous cooks to prepare them. One click on the internet and you can get a page of […]

Back Yard Eden’s – Plant a Berry Patch

Back Yard Eden’s – Plant a Berry Patch Growing your own orchard or just having a few fruit tree in the backyard offers one of the most satisfying forms of gardening. So what about adding a little berry patch or a small vineyard to the mix? Imagine summer months filled with blue stained fingers from […]

Frost and Freeze Protection

There are many reasons why we need to pay attention to frost and freeze protection of plants. . In fall, we want to stretch to season, gathering those last tomatoes and peppers. In winter, we have to protect our greens, citrus, and tender perennials from arctic blasts. And in early spring, we want to get […]