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Dave Wilson Nursery

Spring 2014 Fruit Tree Care

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Tom does some thinning on our Pluot trees, talks about our watering and fertilizing methods, and digs into our mulch to show you our soil. At the end Tom does some pruning on our hard pruned trees, and shares his fruit tree philosophy. Show less
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Grafting A Fruit Tree Play

Tom turns a single-variety nectarine tree into one with 4 different varieties on it with a simple top-working grafting technique.

How To Prune A Fruit Tree Play

Do you always get small fruit from your fruit tree? Can you reach all of your crop from the ground? Don't you wish you could get rid of that ladder? There are simple things you need to know in order to get quality fruit from your trees. They need your help, we show you how. Learn the fine art of thinning and summer pruning.

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  • How To Graft A Fruit Tree

    • 5 years ago
    How to graft a fruit tree. Tired of that single-variety fruit tree in your yard? We show you how to graft it into a multi-variety fruit tree in a few easy steps. Top-work your fruit tree.
  • Grape Pruning

    • 6 years ago
    To spur prune or to cane prune, that is the question. Master Gardener Chuck Ingels has answers.
  • How To Prune A Fruit Tree

    • 6 years ago
    Ed Laivo and Tom Spellman of Dave Wilson Nursery give you advise on how to prune fruit trees.
  • Growing Blueberries In Your Backyard

    • 6 years ago
    Dave Wilson Nursery's Ed Laivo invites you into his backyard and gives you years of blueberry growing advise, in less than seven minutes. Bring your swim suit!
  • Backyard Fruit Tree Basics

    • 2 years ago
    Tom Spellman talks about the main points of Backyard Orchard Culture. Topics include managing tree size, successive ripening fruits, dealing with poor draining soil, mulching and more.
  • Testing Home Compost Units: Intro

    • 6 years ago
    Part one of a study being conducted by the Sacramento Master Gardeners testing various composting units and methods.
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