Farm Trees

Why Do Black Walnut Trees Produce Juglone?

What To Plant Under Black Walnut Trees?

Black Walnut trees (Juglans nigra) are well-known for their majestic size and the rich chocolate-brown heartwood that makes them valuable in the high-end furniture market. They also produce very flavorful walnuts and can make a lovely addition to your landscape. If you’re lucky enough to have these impressive trees on your property, you may find … Read more

Types of Walnut Trees

Types Of Walnut Trees: A Comprehensive Guide

There are about twenty different species of walnut trees, all belonging to the Juglans genus. Of these, only two types (Black Walnut and English/Persian Walnut) are commonly grown in the United States; however, there are many different varieties among Black Walnuts. These deciduous trees, as well as many other walnut species, are distributed across North … Read more

A Dozen Top Choices In Walnut Trees

Is Burning Walnut Wood Toxic?

When you think of Walnut trees, you’re likely to call to mind the delicious nuts they produce. However, Walnut trees offer more than just tasty snacks; they can also serve as an excellent source of firewood for your fireplace. While living Black Walnut trees can be toxic to plants attempting to grow under and around … Read more

Most Common Diseases In Walnut Trees

Common Walnut Tree Diseases

Plant diseases affecting walnut trees can be caused by various pathogens – fungi, bacteria, or viruses. These diseases often spread through wind, water, soil, or insects, finding their way into the tree through natural openings or wounds. In this article, we explore some common diseases that can affect walnut trees and their impact. Read on … Read more

Do animals eat quince fruit

Do Animals Eat Quince Fruit?

Quince fruit from the tree Cydonia oblonga is a delectable, nutrient-rich apple-like fruit that has long been cherished by humans for its various culinary delights. However, its appeal doesn’t end with us; it entices a variety of wildlife to savor it as well. Here, we look at how to prevent the quinces from your tree … Read more

What Does Espalier Mean?

Can You Espalier A Quince Tree?

Espaliering is an ancient horticultural art form that weaves together the grace of nature and the ingenuity of human design. Among the many fruit trees suited for this artistic technique, the Quince tree stands as a distinguished candidate, boasting a compact growth habit, flexible branches, and bountiful fruit. In this article, we explore the different … Read more

Can Quince Be Grafted?

How To Graft A Quince Tree?

Grafting is a fascinating horticultural technique that has been practiced for centuries, enabling gardeners to propagate and cultivate fruit trees with desired qualities. Quince is a prime candidate for grafting due to its compatibility with various other fruit-bearing trees. Here we will delve into the art of grafting a quince tree, while exploring the question … Read more

What Causes A Quince Tree To Dye And What Can Be Done About It?

Why Is My Quince Tree Dying?

If you’re seeing the once-vibrant foliage of your quince tree fade to a pallid hue, you are probably wondering what’s going on. Below we will embark on an investigative journey to uncover the myriad of reasons why quince trees may succumb to poor health and eventual death, drawing from scientific research and expert insights. We … Read more

Which Quince Varieties are Best for Espaliering?

How And When To Prune A Quince Tree?

Pruning is the key to optimizing a quince tree’s health, shape, and productivity. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a budding enthusiast, understanding the art of pruning is paramount for unleashing the full potential of your quince tree. In this guide, we unveil the techniques and ideal timing for formative, maintenance, and renewal pruning. We’ll … Read more

What Is A Dragon Fruit?

Pomegranate Vs Dragon Fruit: Side By Side

Pomegranate and dragon fruit have both captured consumers’ attention for their unique characteristics. In this article, we delve into the intriguing world of pomegranates and dragon fruits, comparing their taste profiles, culinary uses, nutritional values, and environmental impact. Here we will unravel the distinct qualities behind these two unique fruits.  What Is A Pomegranate? Pomegranate … Read more

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