Thanks for Subscribing!
Use Code: at Checkout!
Hurry! Expires !
Offer available to new subscribers only. Valid online only. Not valid in conjunction with free seeds, tiered pricing, or any other discount. Offer expires 7 days from date of issue. Coupon has no cash value and cannot be rewarded retroactively.
July 2, 2015 - Kurtis at Peaceful Valley from Peaceful Valley
Attracting Pollinators to the Garden
Many of our favorite fruits and vegetables require pollinators. Fortunately you don’t need to keep a beehive to ensure that your fruit trees and vegetable garden produce an abundant harvest of apples, peaches, strawberries, cucumbers, or melons. By attracting honeybees, native bees, butterflies, moths, and other pollinators, you can help your garden and the environment at the same time! Honeybees The honeybee is the most sought after pollinator, and for good cause. It is the most…
Question: I just planted a few fruit trees. When is the best time of year to prune them? Answer: The time of year that you decide to prune your trees will depend on your reasons for pruning and environmental considerations. For your tree’s first year, you should limit your pruning to removing damaged wood while the roots become established, as the more branches you leave initially, the quicker the roots can grow and recover from being transplanted to your orchard. …