By Cindy Naas
Kathie, good for you for adding a fruit tree to your garden!
A well-maintained peach tree should give you one of the best highlights of your gardening year.
Nothing is better than a warm juicy peach fresh from the tree.
Fruit trees can produce crops of fruit as early as one year after planting, but this should be discouraged. It is best to pinch off the blossoms or snip off the tiny fruits before they begin to develop.
The tree should instead be allowed to put all its energy into developing a healthy root system for the first year or even two. Allowing the tree to set and bear fruit in its first year probably caused the small size of these peaches.However, there are some other factors which might account for the small size of your peaches.
Here are a few things to remember about peach trees:
1. Peaches need Read the rest of this entry »