There’s an old saying that goes something like “The best time to plant a tree is ten years ago, the second best time in today!” Productive, healthy fruit and nut trees are a must for the modern homesteader. The next question is how to afford all of those trees. Well the good folks over at Deep Green Permaculture put together a nice article on the ins and outs of fruit tree propagation I thought you all might enjoy! Ever wonder why you can’t just throw your apple cores in the ground and get a delicious apple in a few years, or why most fruit trees are grafted? Click on over and check out this informative why and how-to ….
Fruit trees naturally reproduce themselves from seeds, but most fruit trees that you buy are not produced that way for very good reasons. There are many ways to propagate fruit trees, and each method has its advantages and disadvantages. Whether you propagate fruit trees yourself or buy them from a garden nursery, all fruit are […]