Save money on fruit and exercise thrift by growing a few
fruit trees in your yard. Always do your homework when purchasing, planting, and
caring for a fruit tree. A well selected tree for your geographic area
will provide you years of fruit and be a good investment of your money and time.
Learn to can, freeze, or dry the fruit, and it will serve you will.
some more frugal tips for fruit trees.
- Fruit trees need sun.
Plant them in an area that gets at least 8 hours per day.
- Learn how to prune your fruit
trees properly. Different fruit trees are pruned in different ways.
It is important because some fruit trees only produce fruit on new growth.
If you cut off the new growth, you won't get any fruit.
- Plant the right size tree for
your property. Most people dwarf trees because full size
fruit trees can
grow 30 feet tall.