To Copper Spray, Or Not?

Cankers, oozing sap, fruit scab, fruit rot, leaf spots, leaf curl or mildew are all signs bacteria or fungus are ruling the roost in your orchard. Today, I want to look at two ways to manage these infections: short term remedies of copper and lime sulfur, long term holistic loveliness. We don’t need to be […]

June In The Vegie Patch

Winter provides a window for fun stuff . An opportunity to give those improvements you’ve been dreaming of wings. Use the next few months to move plants, make new beds, plant trees, build or fix fences, set up irrigation, sort out the boggy patch, buy a new rose (or two) and go plant shopping (very […]

Get Ready To Prune

There’s no doubt about it – I’m a look ahead kind of girl. I love a plan and a pre anything ponder. And this is what I’m advocating for today – a wander through your fruit trees for (you guessed it), a pre prune ponder. Free The Ties As you wander remove any ties. If […]

Boost The Biology In Your Orchard

These three missions take your fruit tree management to the next level. Prevention via a robust system really works! A Super Spray Make a super-brew to spray over your trees when about half the leaves have fallen. Mix EM, Neem and Fish together and spray generously – bark, limbs, ground beneath, the lot. You’re building  […]