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*ISRAEL~ FRUIT OF ISRAEL: The Jaffa Orange is a sweet, almost seedless orange variety with a tough skin that makes it particularly suitable for export. Very succulent fruit.

Apricots - we had an apricot orchard out back - my sisters and I lived in those trees in the summertime - devouring fruit, ripe OR green - and tossing a few down to the horses when they came near...

Apricots - we had an apricot orchard out back - my sisters and I lived in those trees in the summertime - devouring fruit, ripe OR green - and tossing a few down to the horses when they came near...

Sprouting peach seeds. The hulls were removed before seed stratification and germination started. The almondlike seeds in pits from peaches, nectarines and apricots do a good job of carrying on the desirable traits of their parents. You can simply sprout and grow a seed from a great-tasting specimen, and you have a good chance of sinking your teeth into sweet, juicy fruit from your own tree in only three to five years.

Sprouting peach seeds. The hulls were removed before seed stratification and germination started. The almondlike seeds in pits from peaches, nectarines and apricots do a good job of carrying on the desirable traits of their parents. You can simply sprout and grow a seed from a great-tasting specimen, and you have a good chance of sinking your teeth into sweet, juicy fruit from your own tree in only three to five years.

Common Apricot Problems – How To Identify Apricot Tree Diseases

Common Apricot Problems – How To Identify Apricot Tree Diseases

There's nothing like eating a fresh, ripe apricot straight from the tree. This article examines common apricot tree insects and how to treat them.

Apricot Honey Butter from Serious Eats. http://punchfork.com/recipe/Apricot-Honey-Butter-Serious-Eats

Apricot Honey Butter

Apricot Honey Butter from Serious Eats. http://punchfork.com/recipe/Apricot-Honey-Butter-Serious-Eats

Picture of Whip Grafting Grafting is one of the oldest methods of plant propagation and is standard practice today for various types of fruit trees. Whip grafting is an easy technique for the beginner, and has yielded good results for me with apples, apricots, plums and cherries. There are several other grafting techniques - bud grafting, cleft grafting, and bark grafting being some of the common ones.  Why is grafting important for the home orchardist?

Whip Grafting

Picture of Whip Grafting Grafting is one of the oldest methods of plant propagation and is standard practice today for various types of fruit trees. Whip grafting is an easy technique for the beginner, and has yielded good results for me with apples, apricots, plums and cherries. There are several other grafting techniques - bud grafting, cleft grafting, and bark grafting being some of the common ones. Why is grafting important for the home orchardist?

Fig trees are great for urban gardeners. They do well in containers, making them a productive fruit tree that can provide a harvest in small spaces.

Container Gardening: How to Grow a Fig Tree in a Pot

Fig trees are great for urban gardeners. They do well in containers, making them a productive fruit tree that can provide a harvest in small spaces.

A long forgotten Apple Orchard w/missing rung on an old ladder that is temptingly close to a ripe red Apple

A long forgotten Apple Orchard w/missing rung on an old ladder that is temptingly close to a ripe red Apple

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