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Growing Green: It’s fruit tree pruning time

March 5, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Now is the time to start pruning your fruit trees. Pruning your trees while they are in dormancy reduces the possibility of fire blight in crabapples, apples and pears, as well as minimizing canker diseases in cherries and plums. Continue Reading

Growing Green – It’s fruit tree pruning time

February 28, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

If you have been waiting for just the right opportunity to prune those fruit trees, now is the time to start. Pruning your trees while they are in dormancy reduces the possibility of fire blight in crabapples, apples and pears, as well as minimizing canker diseases in cherries and plums. Continue Reading