For some, the idea of fruit tree shapes might seem a little far-fetched, however, the art of espalier is becoming increasingly popular, especially for smaller gardens. Put simply, espalier is a decorative style of fruit tree training. Featuring in both formal and informal gardens in Europe, this method of tree training is attracting kiwi gardeners […] #smallgardendecking
"weeping" Mulberry (lower pic) ! People who keep backyard chickens might also want to consider planting mulberries so your birds can feast on the wealth of calcium-rich fruit that overflows from the tree every year. Another native, mulberries are very easy to grow and can survive periods drought. Besides being eaten fresh, antioxidant-packed berries are great for jamming or homemade wine.
What Is A Weeping Mulberry: Learn About Weeping Mulberry Tree Care - The weeping mulberry was once used to feed valuable silkworms, which love to munch on the leaves, but that is no longer the case. So what is a weeping mulberry? The following article contains information on planting and growing a weeping mulberry.
Annual cycle of the grapevine, and vineyard management calendar
The yearly growth cycle of grapevine depends on weather conditions. In spring grapevines "wake up" and start its' yearly cycle with bud burst, which ends in fall with leaf falling, followed by winter dormancy. According to its growth phase, grapevine has different needs/requirement for successful growth and development - the wine growers are seeking for