4 Ways of caring for a Fruit Tree

1) Decide how to prune: If you want the tree to produce fruiting branches low to the ground, you can prune it to knee height and cut back the side branches to one or two buds. This will direct the tree’s energy to producing low branches at the cuts you made. On the other hand, you can lop off the bottom branches if you’d prefer the tree not to have branches low to the ground. 2) Protect the tree from sunburn Many fruit tree growers use a diluted solution of half…

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How to Plant Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are surprisingly easy to grow in a backyard setting, and they yield years’ worth of beautiful spring blooms and plentiful fruit. Apple, peach, plum and pear trees all grow well in a variety of climates. When making your selection, confirm with the nursery that your chosen fruit tree is compatible with the environment that you have selected as its home. 1) Choosing a Tree and Planting Location Buy a grafted fruit tree: Sweet apples, plums, pears and other fruits come from trees that have been grafted so that…

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10 Benefits of Red Grapes for Anti-Aging, Anti-Cancer and Beauty

Over the years, many people have been very familiar with the benefits of red grapes for skin health. Thereby making this fruits is one of the base ingredients of many cosmetic and skin cares. There are many products which consist of red grape inside it, such as red grape lotion, red grape shower bath and many more. This bring a good prove and fact that this fruit bring many advantage to keep a healthy skin. Red grape is actually has known from ancient Egypt. Until now, this plan can grow…

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Sowing Guide for Different kind of Crops

 Every crop farmer must be aware of the specie he/she wants to cultivate, the average number of seeds, the quantity for sowing per hectare and the crop density (Number of plants per hectare). This will help the farmer understand what his or her expectations are from the crops to be planted. Below is a comprehensive sowing guide for different types of crops according to their specie, average number of seeds (grams), quantity required for sowing (in kilogram) and the crop density i.e. number of required plants per hectare. Species Average…

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Genomic study reveals clues to wild past of grapes

Humans may have gathered them for 15,000 years before cultivating the fruit as a crop “The data indicate that humans gathered grapes in the wild for centuries before cultivating them,” says study co-leader Brandon Gaut, UCI professor of ecology & evolutionary biology. The research also revealed key genetic alterations during domestication that are still evident today in the fruit, such as these grenache grapes grown in Southern France. Credit: Brandon Gaut / UCI About 22,000 years ago, as the ice sheets that consumed much of North America and Europe began…

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