Establishing healthy fruit trees, and learning how to grow fruit successfully, doesn’t happen overnight. Because we’re dealing with slow-growing, perennial plants, it can take years to get your fruit trees to be really productive, particularly if they’re challenged by the environmental conditions in your garden, such as excessive wind, frost, or poor soil.

Creating micro climates can definitely help compensate for these problems, and even though it may also take some years to get them established, micro climates can really help to create a beautiful and productive garden in the long term.

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