27+ Growing An Apple Tree In Your Backyard Images. They require planning and care. I planted blueberry bushes and a small veggie garden this.
Fruit trees are not for the faint of heart; Too often backyard growers plant apple trees and leave them untended for several years. The trees and fruits have high susceptibility to both diseases such as fire blight.
How to prune your tree for the best apples.
A succinct article that gives you the basics you need to know if you're considering getting a container apple tree. Apples can be one of the more difficult fruits to grow. Espalier allows a gardener to create a beautiful work of art that will plant your apple trees in full sun (6 to 8 hours a day) on well drained, fertile soil about 15 feet apart. Since moving to the 'burbs, i've been slowly trying to convert on this fantasy i have of backyard sustainability.