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Notes and News - Home Gardens
Latest product and growing information plus what's happening at DWN.
NEW VIDEO: Tom Spellman demonstrates winter detail pruning in DWN's two-year-old backyard orchard style planting.
The new Quick Screens allow home growers to narrow the 300+ home garden fruit varieties to select lists for further study. Users select a harvest date range plus chilling requirement and hardiness zone parameters.
From parent stock long in development, the peach/nectarine and cherry gene pools are now joining plum and apricot (of Pluot® and Aprium® fame) to accelerate the breeding of new stone fruits.
At Dave Wilson Nursery blind fruit tastings in the past two years, six varieties qualified as new "Taste Test Winners".