Green manure crops, cover crops, and understory all bring great benefits to the soil, but what’s the difference between them?
Every household needs a worm farm, and here are 5 simple steps for setting one up with almost no cost and very little fuss.
Learn how to spot the difference between healthy fruit tree flowers and those that are suffering from a common disease that can cause rot.
Are your fruit trees healthy this spring? Knowing what to look for and what’s “normal” will help you stay on track with your fruit tree care.
The classic “worm in the apple” is actually the larvae of the Codling moth, a very annoying pest that needs a planned effort to prevent.
Spring is the time when weeds really start to grow under your fruit trees. Managing them well can provide benefits for your soil.
Grafting is a practical skill that every fruit grower needs if they want to grow their own trees or make their fruit trees more useful.
Making money from your fruit trees is easier than you think – and can also be a great way to help your community.
Mulching under fruit trees is not as good as living understory, but has its place for young trees, or for mature trees if done correctly.
Organic growing is better for your health, the planet, and your pocket, as long-term studies by the Rodale institute have shown.
Answers to your pruning FAQ, like whether it’s OK to prune your fruit trees in spring, and should you remove wood in the centre of the tree?
Spraying your trees in spring – at the right time and for the right reasons – can make a big difference to whether you get a crop or not.