Category Archives: Fruits

Do you want to create a new garden? Apart from flowering plants, consider planting fruit trees that hold several benefits and ensure the protection of the soil against erosion. However, the choice of a tree is based on its benefits, its fruits, shape, and fruiting period (seasonal or all year long). So, discover here the fruit trees suitable for any garden. The Orange Tree This shrub produces edible and sweet fruits in the Rutaceae family, called “oranges”. They are fleshy fruits and have many benefits. The orange tree flowers, fruits, and leaves are used in various therapeutic treatments. An orange tree can grow up to 10 meters high with thorny branches and evergreen leaves (which last throughout the year). The orange is a hybrid of Asian origin, as it is a cross between the mandarin and the grapefruit. Indeed, the orange tree is ranked among the most productive fruit trees…

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Strawberries, also known as the Queen of Summer, are very popular and can be quickly grown by yourself. A pot or container is all you need to grow them, and you can get a lot of harvests even in a limited space. Planting Strawberries Although there are hundreds of varieties, there are only two types of strawberries: June bearers and evergreens. Junebearers are unique in that they produce fruit for about two to three weeks in the spring. These are generally the largest fruits, and the plants have many shoots. Evergreen strawberries are much smaller but produce flowers throughout the summer. Most varieties of both types of strawberries are self-pollinating, with only a few varieties requiring other pollination for fruiting. Selecting, Sowing, Germinating, and Transplanting Strawberry Seeds Depending on your desires regarding yield, you can choose a variety of strawberries. Strawberry seeds can be sown indoors in propagators from February…

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Gardening can be an excellent way to get your kids to ditch their phones and get their hands dirty. My mom made both me and my sibling garden as teens because she thought it was good for our health to have fresh air and do a physical activity. Growing up in a low-income family was also cheaper than getting a therapist and was her way to get us to vent our frustration. If you live in an apartment like me, then you can sign up at your communal garden and help out there. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of the advantages that a garden can have on your kids. 1. Good for psychological well-being According to a 2019 study, plants are said to be a therapeutic tool and can help one if they have a mental illness. This is where the idea of…

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Fruit trees represent a significant asset for your garden or your green space. It is essential to pay particular attention to their maintenance for a better harvest. The apple tree is one of the oldest fruit trees. To maintain your apple tree, it is necessary to prune it. But how to do it? Discover all the details in this article. Why Prune an Apple Tree? Pruning an apple tree offers many advantages. In terms of the tree’s well-being, pruning an apple tree aims to keep the tree healthy. On the one hand, it eliminates the annoying branches (useless, sick, dead, harmful) and stimulates the growth of new branches. On the other hand, it allows avoiding certain diseases of fruit trees such as canker and scab. But to obtain better results, it is necessary to apply a suitable treatment after pruning. In terms of reproduction, pruning optimizes fruiting, as it facilitates…

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