Fruit Trees

Best Recipes for Anna Apples

Best Recipes for Anna Apples

In this post, I share the best recipes for Anna apples. Anna apple trees are a remarkable fruit tree. They need only 200 chill hours and thrive in mild-winter climates like the low desert of Arizona. If you are growing an Anna apple tree and are wondering the best ways to use the apples, you’ve […] Read more…

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How to grow citrus in Arizona #arizonacitrus #citrus

How to Grow Citrus in Arizona

One of the benefits of living in the low desert of Arizona and other warm areas of the United States (such as Florida, California, and Texas) is the ability to grow citrus outdoors year-round. Learn how to grow citrus in Arizona and add a tree to your landscape.  The proper selection, planting, and care of […] Read more…

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How to grow pomegranates

How to Grow Pomegranates

I’ve partnered with Kellogg Garden to bring you this post about how to grow pomegranates. In this post, I answer common questions about how to grow pomegranates successfully, including how to plant and care for pomegranates, how to eat pomegranates, and questions about typical problems with pomegranates such as dried out or rotten fruit, and […] Read more…

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Three tips for juicing oranges #juicing #orangejuice #oranges #citrus

3 Tips for Juicing Oranges

Here in the citrus corridor, we are blessed with an abundance of citrus. One of the best ways to preserve the bounty is by juicing the oranges for fresh-squeezed orange juice.  I could list some of the health benefits of orange juice (vitamin C, vitamin A, thiamin, folate, potassium, fiber, proteins, copper, magnesium, flavonoids, hesperidin, […] Read more…

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TYPES OF CITRUS TREES – VARIETIES OF CITRUS - Which type of citrus should I plant - #choosingcitrus #citrus

Types of Citrus Trees – Varieties of Citrus

The orange is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Learn more about types of citrus trees including oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and more. Some are sweet, some are sour, and others add a unique flavor not found anywhere else. One of the three original Washington navel oranges planted in 1873 is still producing […] Read more…

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How to Thin Fruit Trees and Why You Should #fruittrees#howtogarden#howtogrowfruittrees#gardening#peachtrees#peaches#garden#thinningfruit

How and Why to Thin Fruit Trees

Have you ever thought… “My peach tree only produces small hard fruit.”  Or… “My apple tree’s fruit tastes good, but all the fruit are so small!” Properly thinning your fruit trees can change the tree from one that’s nice to look at to one whose fruit you look forward to and enjoy! Most fruit trees set […] Read more…

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Questions to ask when planting citrus #whichtypeofcitrus

Planting Citrus: 4 Questions to Ask

The sweet-smelling blossoms, year-round greenery and tasty fruit of citrus trees are easy to love. If you live in an area warm enough to plant citrus (normally USDA Zones 8-11), the hard part is deciding which citrus tree to plant. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 1. Do I want […] Read more…

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The one thing you must do when you plant a tree

Labeling Trees: The Last Step in Planting

Once you’ve planted it, don’t forget to label your tree. You planted the right tree in the right location, well done! Don’t forget to label your tree, it’s the last (but often overlooked) step when you plant a tree. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links See my disclosure policy for more information. Why should I label my […] Read more…

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