Fruit is a great way to supplement your vegetable garden. Whether it grows on trees or on bushes or canes, fresh fruit is juicy, sweet and a healthy snack for your family. It is also very versatile in terms of using it and preserving it.
Here are some of the resources available on Healthy, Fresh, Homegrown to help you get started growing your own fruit.
Note: more info will be added in the future.
Having your own urban orchard steps away from your kitchen door is amazing!
Learn what fruit trees I grow, what I do to ensure a successful harvest and what I use the fresh fruit for.
Tree banding helps to keep some pests away from your trees in order to increase your fruit yields.
Learn when to tree band for maximum effectiveness, what supplies you need, and how to band the trees.
In order to get good yields of juicy raspberries, you need to thin out the canes and prune them back.
Learn how to prune your raspberries including what canes you need to remove.
Harvest time is the reward for patiently watching your fruit grow throughout the summer.
Learn when to harvest various types of fruit, what equipment you need and the yummy things you can use your fruit for.