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A row of fruit trees in the DWN backyard orchard demonstration planting, April 2012.
Notes & News - Home Gardens
What's happening at DWN plus our latest product and growing information.
1 month ago
Planting season is here! The page "Where To Buy DWN Trees" has links to lists of retail nurseries that carry Dave Wilson Nursery stock, and a link to the Variety Finder that can be used to find 2015-16 retail sources for each DWN home garden variety. Before choosing varieties, beginners may wish to review the basics of backyard fruit growing.
3 months ago
Of the 300+ Dave Wilson Nursery home garden tree fruit varieties, which ones receive the most attention from website users? Two home garden tree fruit Top Varieties lists have been tabulated - the overall Top 50, dominated by low-chill varieties, and the Top 40 of varieties requiring 500 or more chill hours.
8 months ago
Tested as 32MF92, this complex flavored, exceptionally sweet interspecific hybrid (parentage includes Japanese plum and sweet cherry) from Zaiger Genetics wowed the panel at DWN fruit tastings in 2011 and 2014.
The most recent video in the series Home Fruit Growing Basics