What to do with fruit tree prunings?

What to do with fruit tree prunings?

Last weekend, I visited my mom and returned home with the bed of my truck filled with fruit tree prunings. What to do with this stuff? Over the years, I’ve done four things with it. Most likely, one of these four ways of dealing with fruit tree prunings will suit your...
Summer pruning deciduous fruit trees

Summer pruning deciduous fruit trees

Summer pruning is monkey work. I love its simplicity. There is joyously little thought or skill involved. But it is necessary monkey work. If you want to keep a deciduous fruit tree small and you skip a summer pruning, you start to lose hold on the size and...
Pruning avocado trees to keep them small

Pruning avocado trees to keep them small

I think of my Hass avocado tree as small even though it is far bigger than the newly planted trees above. As I looked at my Hass last week, it stood 17 feet tall. It was time to prune. I prune it every year in order to keep it down to 15 feet. This post is about...

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