About the Apple - Growing Apple Trees, Eating, More
They say there are literally several thousand varieties of apples grown around
the world. Of these, a mere couple thousand varieties are grown in the U.S.
The huge number of varieties makes sense, as apples are the most popular
fruit of all. And, they've been around since day one. Hybrid and crosses
have been created in dozens of countries.
Originating in Asia, apples have been spread around the world. Apples are
by far the most popular of all fruits. Logically they are the most popular
fruit tree grown by home gardeners. Are you thinking of growing your first
apple tree? You have plenty of variety to choose from. You can select a full
sized tree or dwarf varieties. The trees are easy to grow..... So, what are
you waiting for!?!
We've got plenty for you to explore in the new "Apple" section of
The Gardener's Net. It's our newest section. So browse around
Varieties - how do you select among several thousand
History - did someone say forbidden fruit!?!
Nutrition - find the basics, find the details
How to grow apples growing apple trees is.....
Pruning - do this if you want your friends to say
you've got big ones.
Insects and Disease - Yuck! But, if 'ya grow
'em, 'ya gotta know about this subject.
Storage - you'll probably eat them first.
Recipes - Grab one, contribute
Apple Trivia - fun facts to share
Links - in case you haven't had enough already. In
this section, we will send you away....but, please come back.
Did you Know? December 1st is
Eat a Red Apple Day
to Graft Fruit Trees - learn grafting techniques
Buy Apple Trees - many varieties of apple and other fruit
trees to choose from.
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