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A row of fruit trees in the DWN backyard orchard demonstration planting, April 2012.
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1 week ago
In climates that can be highly variable from year to year, experienced fruit growers know the value of crop diversity. To spread the risk of crop failure, home growers can add higher- or lower-chill varieties for their differing adaptabilities and bloom times, disease-resistant varieties, and varieties with different ripening dates. A good place to start might be
2 weeks ago
At most Northern and Central California locations, accumulated fruit tree chilling from November 1st to February 10th was lower than a year ago in terms of chill hours (hours below 45°F). In terms of chill portions as calculated using the more complex Dynamic Model, however,
The most recent video about home fruit growing.