Planting, Growing and Harvesting Grapes

Planting, Growing and Harvesting Grapes

Grapes are often ignored in home gardens, and yet are one of the most widely produced fruit in the world not to mention a beautifully ornamental plant. Grape vines not only produce sweet and versatile fruits, they add an element of drama to a garden or landscape. They are vigorous growers, and with the proper pruning, they will produce fruit with ease for 30 years or more. For home gardeners, there are three main types of grapes to consider and they include: American (Vitis labrusca), European (V. vinifera), and French-American…

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