Category: Tree Fruit Crops & Orchards

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Bird Damage Prevention for Northern New England Fruit Growers [fact sheet]
Introduction<br /> <br /> Birds can become especially serious pests in blueberries and strawberries, but they also cause injury in other small fruit...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens 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
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: Training and Pruning Young Apple and Pear Trees [fact sheet]
Proper training and pruning are essential for development of structurally strong, productive apple and pear trees. Using a minimal amount of pruning t...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Care of Mature Backyard Apple Trees [fact sheet]
Backyard apple trees can be valued additions to the home garden, offering fresh, flavorful and healthful fruit,
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Growing Pears in the Home Orchard [fact sheet]
Pears will grow well in all but the coldest areas of New Hampshire. Popular varieties such as Bartlett and Bosc are reasonably winter hardy where temp...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Growing Plums, Cherries and Apricots in NH Home Orchards [fact sheet]
Plums, cherries and apricots, which along with peaches and nec- tarines are often called “stone” fruits, are flavorful additions to the home orchard i...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Fruits: Low-Input Tree Fruits for NH Home Orchards [fact sheet]
Pruning and pest management – these two chores can be discouraging tasks for many home tree fruit growers. Is it possible to grow tree fruits with lim...
Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens