University of Illinois Extension

Archives for January 2015

January 22, 2015

Richard Hentschel host of Green Side Up continues talking about the home orchard and other aspects of managing the orchard. Training the fruit trees early promotes early fruit production. Training involves creating scaffolds that allow lots of light and air movement through the canopy.

 
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January 15, 2015

Host Richard Hentschel begins to discuss the home fruit orchard. Apples are the hardiest of our fruit trees for Norhern Ilinois. Dwarf fruit trees should be perhaps the number one decision in the process. Dwarfness can be created in a number of ways

 
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