How To Make Dried Apricots {Step By Step}

How To Make Dried Apricots

How To Make Dried Apricots {Step By Step}

Dried apricots are delicious and make a great snack or the perfect ingredient for all kinds of sweet and savory dishes. The main problem is cost. They are pretty expensive, and commercial apricots are often treated with chemicals to stop them from browning. The good news is you can dry your own apricots at home, … Read more

How To Dry Apricots Using A Dehydrator

How To Store Apricots At Home?

Both fresh and dried apricots are delicious, not to mention apricot jam and chutney, which are fantastic ways to conserve your apricots for a long time. You can store fresh or dried apricots at home quite easily, and by using a refrigerator or freezer can extend their longevity even further. Read on to discover how … Read more

How To Store Fresh Apricots

How To Pick Apricots: A Simple Guide

Due to the delicate nature of ripe apricots, which bruise easily, they are best picked individually by hand. Commercially this is done on lifts, ladders, or with picking poles. Ideally, keeping your apricot tree pruned in an open shape with four or five strong scaffold branches will allow for easy hand harvesting. But are there … Read more

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How To Save A Dying Apricot Tree?

A healthy apricot tree will provide abundant sweet and delicious fruit for many years. Even old apricot trees can often be revived to become productive once more, provided the trunk is healthy. Saving a dying apricot tree requires you to first deduce why the tree is dying. Often you will be able to rescue it, … Read more

When To Prune A Grapefruit Tree

How To Prune A Grapefruit Tree?

Unlike other types of fruit trees, citrus trees, including grapefruits, don’t require excessive pruning. Once the form of the tree is established when young, all that’s required is the removal of dead, damaged, or diseased branches and a small amount of tidying up. Over-pruning your grapefruit tree will be detrimental to the tree’s health and … Read more

How Hard Is It To Grow A Grapefruit Tree

How To Plant A Grapefruit Tree?

Planting a grapefruit tree in your yard can provide you with delicious fruits throughout the autumn and winter, fresh from your own tree. You’ll find them in areas where the summers are hot, and winters are mild, USDA zones 9 and up, as these trees love the heat but don’t tolerate cold. Available from garden … Read more

How To Tell If A Grapefruit Is Bad

How To Care For A Grapefruit Tree?

Growing a healthy grapefruit tree should be easy, right? You stick it in the ground, give it some water now and then, and it’s job done. Well, not quite. To increase your chances of success, you’ll need to show it a little more love than that. With just a touch of extra effort, you can … Read more

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