Category: Growing Fruits at Home

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Apple Maggot [fact sheet]
The apple maggot (Rhagoletis pomonella) is one of the most important economic insect pests of apples in New Hampshire. This native insect is also know...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Plant Disease & Diagnosis Services Agriculture & Gardens
Apple Scab [fact sheet]
Apple scab is a fungus disease that occurs worldwide wherever apples are grown. It is most severe in areas where the weather is cool and moist in the ...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Beneficial Insects in New Hampshire Farms & Gardens [fact sheet]
Although there are plenty of references on insect pests, there are relatively few references that feature beneficial insects. I wrote this publication...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Blueberry Varieties for New Hampshire [fact sheet]
The printable version of 'Blueberry Varieties for New Hampshire' available for download contains a list that was developed to help New Hamps...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Borers in New Hampshire Apple Trees [fact sheet]
Several species of insects bore into New Hampshire apple trees, including roundheaded apple tree borer, flatheaded apple-tree borer, dogwood borer (an...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Fertilizing Fruit Trees
Fertilizing Fruit Trees<br /> <br /> Before planting fruit trees, we recommend that gardeners test their soil before planting to de­termine the amou...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Fire Blight [fact sheet]
Fire blight, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is found to some extent almost every year in New Hampshire and other major apple and pear grow...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Fruit Injury Types Recognized in Annual New Hampshire Apple Harvest Evaluations [fact sheet]
Arthropod Injury<br /> <br /> Plum Curculio: I see two forms of PC injury at harvest time.<br /> <br /> 1) Typical PC injury is created when the f...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruit: Grafting Fruit Trees in the Home Orchard [fact sheet]
Grafting as a means of propagating fruit trees dates back several thousand years or more. Grafting is used for two principal reasons: most fruit trees...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruit: Highbush Blueberries [fact sheet]
Highbush blueberries are a popular home garden fruit for both fresh and frozen use. They grow well throughout the southern half of New Hampshire and s...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens