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Grapes & Blueberries
A quick grape pruning demonstration.
There are two grape varieties as far as pruning goes, Spur prune varieties and Cane prune varieties. In this video, Chuck Ingels talks about grape pruning theory and demonstrates how to prune a Spur-type grapevine.
Ed Laivo invites you into his backyard and his years of experience growing blueberries - in less than seven minutes. Bring your swim suit!
For the best results, containerize your blueberry plants. We show you the proven way to do it.
To spur prune or to cane prune, that is the question. Master Gardener Chuck Ingels has answers.
It's another compost unit trial, this time starting with shredded material.
The results are in. The Fair Oaks Horticulture Center Compost unit evaluation (sponsored by Dave Wilson Nursery) is complete, and the results may surprise you. Stay tuned for the next test, using shredded material.
This is part two of the first compost trial at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center in Fair Oaks, California.
Part one of a study conducted by the Sacramento Master Gardeners testing various composting units and methods.
At DWN and Zaiger's
In the DWN budwood orchards, Tom previews three new Zaiger miniatures for 2021, including Arctic Sprite miniature white nectarine. Tom also checks on some of his other favorite mid-August fruits: Geo Pride Pluot®, Kaweah peach, and Candy Heart Pluerry™.
Tom takes you on a tour of World Famous Zaiger Genetics in Modesto, California. Go behind the scenes as the most famous family in fruit creates new varieties the old fashioned way. Hard work. Watch on YouTube
Tom demonstrates some of the most interesting late-harvest fruits in the DWN orchards: persimmon, chestnut, jujube, fig, and a remarkable experimental last-to-ripen peach.
Join us as we take the Wednesday fruit tour at world famous Zaiger Genetics in Modesto, California.
Tom talks bare root.
A visit with the world famous Zaiger family on their Wednesday cream-of-the-crop fruit tour.