Fruit Trees


The Easiest Fruiting Plants To Grow In Your Home Garden

Posted on: December 3rd, 2015

It is a joy to harvest fruit grown from your own fruit trees at home. When it comes to growing fruit trees and  fruiting plants many gardeners can be either intimidated or out of their comfort zone. The biggest challenge for the home gardener usually comes down to pruning and summer maintenance of fruiting plants. […]

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How To Grow Great Peaches

Posted on: February 12th, 2015

Peaches are sweet, juicy, great in cobblers and even better in ice cream, but they do come with some challenges.  Of all the fruits peach trees are perhaps the most challenging to the home gardener to grow because of the spraying and pruning required in order to be successful. Planting and Pruning Peach Trees: Dig […]

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Winter Fruit Tree Care

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

A good spray program includes using a dormant oil spray during winter pruning or any time before bud break.  We recommend applying Hi-Yield Dormant Oil Spray in late winter or early spring. Application of this spray protects apples, pears, cherries and grapes from scale, mealy bugs, aphids, mites and pear-pyslla. If you are growing peaches, plums […]

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Do Your Plants Have Gas In Their Tanks ?

Posted on: June 26th, 2014

Do you make sure your gas tank is not on “E” before you make a trip to work, shopping, or vacation? One of the first things I do when I get into my vehicle is to make sure I have enough gas to get where I need to go. Fuel is what keeps us going […]

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Pomegranates – An Ison’s Fall Favorite

Posted on: October 24th, 2013

One sure way to know that the “Fall” has arrived is by the appearance of pomegranates. The pomegranate is native from Iran to the Himalayas in northern India and has been cultivated since ancient times. The fruit was used in many ways as it is today and is mentioned as far back as the Old […]

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Mistakes to Avoid During the Growing Season

Posted on: June 21st, 2013

There are several land mines in growing fruit trees and berry plants that can be avoided with the right information and know how. Most of the common mistakes during the growing season are not catastrophic, but if avoided will lead to happier and healthier plants     1.  Proper size hole and spreading of the […]

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