Contains wealth of information about backyard fruit and nut growing, plant and variety selection, pruning, etc. Can be used as resource to have student research and plan how they might plant an orchard in their own backyard
See our ingenious pruning method for growing an orchard in a small backyard. Shown: Kept small with timed pruning, this 'Fuji' apple tree stands about 4 feet high and wide and produces an ample crop of full-size fruits. -neat for the backyard-
10 Tips on Growing Dwarf Fruit Trees. I just planted about 8 new Dwarf Trees in my backyard, adding to the 4 I already had. For a small city lot, these are great. :) This year I have awesome pears, apples and sweet cherries.
The objectives of Backyard Orchard Culture are * The prolonged harvest of tree-ripe fruit from a small space. * Many fruit varieties may be be planted close together. * The trees should be kept small by summer pruning.
Excellent article: Choosing fruit trees for enjoying May -Nov in mild climates. Easiest/hardest, best ornamental varieties in landscape etc. This is persimmon, easy & even if you don't eat birds will appreciate food at that time of year!