When and How to Prune an Apple Tree

When and How to Prune an Apple Tree Apple trees are among the most beautiful orchard trees with their large, spreading habit and warm, smooth bark. But, they need annual pruning to keep them productive….


Health Benefits of Lime

Health Benefits of Lime The lime has the scientific name Citrus Aurantifolia. Historically limes were utilized by sailors to prevent scurvy. Limes began on the Indian subcontinent and have spread throughout Europe and to the United…




A Guide to Planting Zones

Trees, shrubs and perennials form the backbone of most gardens, and these plants are also typically the most costly. Because of their slow growth and initial cost, you expect them to last and perform well…


How to Learn Your Last Frost or Freeze Date

Most perennials, shrubs and trees aren’t affected by freeze and frost dates, but if you’re planting annuals or vegetables, these are details you need to know. Many vegetables, including tomatoes, green beans, squash, cucumbers, pumpkins,…



Eat These Fruits and Vegetables to Lose Weight

Want to lose a few pounds? Eating unprocessed foods like fruits and vegetables are a terrific way to lose weight and improve your health at the same time. Compared to overly processed packaged foods that…


Growing Your Own Raspberries

Few fruits prompt as much childhood nostalgia as the raspberry. If you grew up or vacationed in a northern state you probably enjoyed your first raspberry on a nature walk or family hike in the…



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