Learn how to increase fruit production on productive trees such as apple and pear trees with this simple technique. It has long been observed that the branches of deciduous productive trees (e.g. apple, pear, peach, lotus, quince, cherry, apricot, etc.), which had a certain slope relative to the trunk, produced more fruit. What was the […]
Trees are friends in the garden that provide fruits, shade, firewood, wood chips. Trees are the wise elders of a garden that can tell stories even after we will be gone.
So we pay great respect to trees.
December and January are holiday months. Christmas and New Year. This year give one or more gifts to your garden, to you around the world and plant new trees! You can plant productive trees and have fruit production for years to come. You have so many options! Olive, Orange, Lemon, Plum, Damask, Apple, Almond, Peach,
Below is a practical guide to which fruit tree you can graft onto which other tree. E.g. graft a quince tree to a pear tree, a pear tree to a muskmelon tree, a water chestnut tree to a lemon, orange, kumquat or other citrus tree. The combinations are many and useful. Before grafting a fruit
A Chinese proverb says: “If you want 1 year of prosperity, plant corn. If you want 10 years of prosperity, plant trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, educate the children.” It is no accident that he makes special mention of trees. I imagine he is referring to productive trees that bear fruit for
Grafting / Staking of sour orange tree in orange with a bud. One of the best grafting techniques for fruit trees
Do you want to graft a sour orange tree in orange tree? This is probably the best bud grafting technique for orange trees and fruit trees in general that I have come across. I’m sure you’ll find many instructions and videos describing various techniques for bud grafting into orange trees. So do I. I’ve watched
In this article you will find information about the life span of fruit trees in years and after how many years they start to produce fruit. You will find information about: Almond tree, Pear tree, Apricot tree, Damask tree, Olive tree, Citrus tree (Lemon, Orange, Mandarin), Walnut tree, Cherry tree, Cherry tree, Pine tree, Cinnamon
Growing pomegranate trees will reward you in many ways as they provide us with delicious pomegranates. Scientific name: Punica granatum, genus PunicaceaeCommon name. Punicaceae. The pomegranate is a shrub native to southern or western Asia, which in ancient times was transported to the Mediterranean area where it has adapted very well. Tradition has it that
“How do I plant bare root trees?” a friend asked me the other day. Suitable bare root trees for this kind of planting are woody fruit trees and ornamental deciduous trees, such as: Almond trees, Peach trees, Cherry trees, Pear trees, Constantine Acacia, Linden (Linden) trees, Mulberry trees, Maple trees, etc. These are the trees
Want to learn about growing apricots in your garden or in pots in the city? Here you will find tips and valuable information. Figure 1. Apricot flowers. Apricot flowers have the same shape as peach flowers but are white. Apricot is a fruit tree, deciduous and is cultivated in all temperate countries of the world.
Want to learn how to plant trees in your garden? Trees that will produce fruit for years to come! Autumn and Winter are the perfect time to plant new trees in your garden. Do you miss orange trees, apple trees, cherry trees, tangerine trees, pomegranates, quince trees, almond trees, lemon trees, fig trees, etc.? Now
Peach cultivation is one of the most important in Greece, with table peaches accounting for 40% and industrial peaches or concentrated peaches for 60%. Other European countries that produce large quantities of peaches are Spain, France and Italy (mainly table peaches). Figure 1. Peach fruits Picture 2. Peach blossoms Greek name. Ροδάκινο, ροδακινιά (rodakino, rodakinia).
Preventive tree spraying is what we can do for our trees to prevent diseases. S.O.S.: We need to know that no matter what we read, no matter what we are told, no matter what we hear, it is good to act in accordance with the agricultural warnings for our area and consult with local agronomists.
We are all familiar with bonsai trees. Many of us have offered them as a gift to our loved ones, or even accepted them with great joy. But what most people don’t know is that the term bonsai is the name of the technique of growing a miniature tree, not the tree itself. But in
Want to know about growing pear trees in the garden or in pots on the balcony? A useful article about cultivation care, pests, diseases, deficiencies. The production of pears in Greece in the past exceeded 120.000 tons. Figure 2. Pear blossoms. Nowadays there is a shortage of pears in Greece, and our country imports mainly
Want to learn how to grow apple trees in the garden or in pots on the balcony in the city? A useful article about apple trees cultivation care, pests, diseases, nutrient deficiencies. Apple cultivation, is the fourth most important crop after that of olives, citrus and peach. The apple tree has a rich root system,
Want to learn about growing orange trees in the garden or in a pot in the city? You are in the right place! Greek name: Πορτοκάλι, ΠορτοκαλιάScientific name: Citrus sinensis, Aurantiaceae or Hesperideae This family includes many well-known species such as tangerine tree, sour orange tree, lemon tree, bergamot tree, kumquat tree and others. For
Information from experts on fertilizing citrus trees (orange, lemon, tangerine trees). The A.S.E.E. Amyklon “LACONIA” of Sparta in Greece. Their products are well known and we can find them everywhere! The A.S.E.E. Amyklon “LACONIA” since 1965 is a dynamic presence in the production of fresh citrus fruits, juices and by-products. It has privately owned facilities
The species of the genus Citrus belong to the family Rutaceae and the tribe Citreae. All members of the genus have a characteristic fruit, the esperidium, which is a type of yellow-colored rachis and the rind does not separate from the flesh. These species are the lemon, citron and grapefruit. Lemon is a cultivated hybrid
A useful Handbook for cultivating cherry trees. The Department of Deciduous Fruit Trees (DDFT), in cooperation with Ελληνικός Γεωργικός Οργανισμός “Δήμητρα”, taking into account the growing interest of farmers in Greece and the shift of many of them to cherry cultivation, proceeded in 2011 and 2013 to the compilation of a useful Handbook for Cherry
Do you want to grow cherry trees in the garden? The cherry tree forms a lot of white flowers, which is why it is also used as an ornamental tree in city parks. The production of cherry trees in Greece depends on the weather conditions during the flowering and harvesting period. Rainfall during the flowering