Growing Green - It's fruit tree pruning time
Published 02/29/2012, Alexandria Echo Press
If you have been waiting for just the right opportunity to prune those fruit trees, now is the time to start. Pruning your trees while they are in dormancy reduces the possibility of fire blight in crabapples, apples and pears, as well as minimizing canker diseases in cherries and plums.Word count: 498
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