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Fruit Trees

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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.


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Here are 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.







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B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


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