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Notes and News - Home Gardens
Latest product and growing information plus what's happening at DWN.
The time to plant fruit trees is now! For many climate regions of the western U.S., January is the heart of the fall-to-spring orchard planting season -- a great time to review the DWN new, favorite and specialty home orchard varieties.
Available in limited quantities for the 2021 delivery season: two new miniature nectarines and the first Zaiger miniature white peach.
The great fruit breeder's life work is now complete.
Deliveries of potted items to retail nurseries began the first week of November. Bareroot deliveries begin by mid-December. Retailer lists, maps and the VarietyFinder have been updated for the 2019-20 season. New items available from DWN this year include two new Zaiger....
The most delectable tree-ripened fresh fruit available to buy is often locally grown and found at fruit stands and farmers markets. Tom Spellman recently visited the orchards and fruit stand of one of DWN's long-time customers, one of the best fresh fruit growers anywhere
FAQ: “Where on the Dave Wilson Nursery website are the dwarf and semi-dwarf fruit trees?”, “What variety-rootstock combinations are grown?”.
Retail sources for Dave Wilson Nursery plant varieties have been updated for 2018-19. When deciding what to plant this season, remember the easy-to-grow fruit types and be sure to consider the recent Zaiger Genetics/DWN introductions.
Fall-winter wholesale division shipping season has begun, with deliveries of Dave Wilson Nursery potted fruit varieties well underway. Bare root shipments are expected to begin by mid-December. The Where to Buy pages and Variety Finder have been updated with retailer orders for the 2017-2018 season, and they are now integrated with Google maps to show retailer locations.
The DWN Variety Finder has been updated for the 2016-2017 season. Find retailers for all DWN home garden fruits, nuts, shade and ornamental varieties, including new and recent Zaiger fruits such as Ghost Apple, 6GM25 low-chill self-fruitful cherry, Candy Heart Pluerry™ and Sugar Twist Pluerry™.
(2016) 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.