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The Beet: A Podcast For Plant Lovers

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Feb 28, 2024

Knowing which fruit trees do well in your growing region is a great way to start growing fruit. Understanding the root stock of a grafted tree is even better. The grafting process is used to encourage better adaptability in sets of fruit trees, and gaining knowledge about the stock and your climate is paramount. 

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21 Fast Producing Fruit Trees, Shrubs & Vines

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Tom Spellman has 25+ years of experience in the nursery industry, specializing in fruit trees. He's known for the popularization of Backyard Orchard Culture, a method of planting fruit trees at home that maximizes production for the home grower, successive ripening, and unique pruning and plant care strategies that give a home gardener a ton of delicious, sweet fruit.

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Looking for a beginner's guide to growing food in small spaces? Kevin’s book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, explains the core, essential information that you'll need to grow plants, no matter where you live!

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