By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist
If you are a gardener who is interested in unique plant specimens and has an adventurous palate, the dragon's eye tree may be of interest. This fruiting tree is a less sweet substitute for the infamous lychee nut. Learn more in this article.
Bordeaux mixture is an effective fungus treatment authorized for use in organic farming.
It is widely used in the garden to treat plants, vegetables and fruit trees.
Following recommended doses and uses for this product is nonetheless necessary to avoid contaminating nature.
Purpose and use – fungicide, algicide
Content – water, copper sulfate and lime
Most relevant plants – grape vine, fruit trees, potato, tomato
It’s time to reap the rewards of your planting with your own superfood! The harvest months are the most exciting time to have home-grown fruit.
Hass Avocados are ready to harvest as early as February, and their harvest can extend as late as September. By contrast, Cold Hardy Avocados usually ripen between November and March.
Last but definitely not least,Condo Avocados are harvested from July through September. However, it depends on the weather in your area, their fertilization, and the bearing pattern of the tree.
Avocados have to be harvested by hand, by the way. If you do not pick the fruit, they will not fall off the tree and will never ripen.
But your Avocado Trees can be used as a sort of storage unit for your delicious fruit for as long as eight months. The longer the fruit stays on the tree, the richer the taste – just don’t leave them on too long. Check out the chart below for more information on our favorite cultivars, and pick a few trees of your own today!