Planning your home orchard

Summer is a great chance to notice whether your fruit trees are meeting your needs…maybe you want to produce a year’s supply of fruit for your family, provide shade for the kids play area, screen the yard from the neighbours, or ensure a plentiful supply of those apples you adored as a kid.

A lot of the work of planting trees, changing varieties etc will be done in winter, but the planning starts now—it makes sense to grow the right trees in the right place, and the best varieties in appropriate quantities, to suit your family!

Read the article in Summer – Week 12.