In this episode, Matt and Dan Rounsevel, the owner of Little Tree Tree Service in Boise, Idaho, talk about how to successfully prune your fruit trees. You will discover tips for encouraging fruit production and managing tree growth. Matt asks the key question to start the podcast off: “Why do we prune fruit trees at […]
August 6, 2016 – The D&B Garden Show host, Debbie Cook, helps solve customer’s lawn issues with potential X grass where the first step is to find out from the local Extension office if the grass is an annual or perennial. What do you do when your raspberries are 12 feet high? If they have […]
The first day of summer is only weeks away, signaling the longest day of the year. It’s hard to believe that we are in the midst of garden season and already harvesting a lot of our spring crops. If you’re a beekeeper, it’s about time to harvest your first batch of honey. On the first […]
Is there anything yummier than fresh raspberries on a dish of vanilla ice cream? Raspberries grow easily in the Treasure Valley, but when it comes to pruning, the raspberry plant causes some head scratching.
Understanding how raspberries grow will help. The raspberry plant is a perennial, meaning the roots will live for years, but the canes are biennial, meaning they live for only two years. The first year the cane grows, the second year it fruits
I notice it everywhere and if you pay attention, you will too. What was once a beautiful tree has been turned into something that resembles a coat rack. These trees have been permanently disfigured and damaged. This is called topping and has no place in correct tree maintenance. Here are the reasons why not.