When and How to Prune Weeping Cherry Trees

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Weeping cherries are like the supermodels of the tree world, and it doesn’t take a lot to keep them looking great. The weeping branches smothered in white or pink blossoms in the spring are stunningly beautiful and careful pruning will enhance their appeal. Learn when and how to prune weeping cherry trees in this guide.

Why Your Weeping Cherry Tree No Longer Weeps

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What happens when your weeping cherries are growing more upright? Maybe they have a few tall sprouts coming out of the ground or straight branches in the canopy. Why does this happen and how do you fix it? Gardener’s Path will help you keep your cherries weeping. Learn more about this common problem in our guide.

How to Grow and Care for Weeping Cherry Trees

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A weeping cherry is a type of ornamental flowering cherry tree with a gorgeous cascading growth habit. Featuring abundant blooms on its drooping branches, these trees are a delightful addition to the landscape. In this guide we’ll discuss how to propagate, grow, and care for weeping cherry trees. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Cherry Laurel Shrubs

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If you’re looking for a tough evergreen shrub that can handle wind, salt spray, and a wide range of sunlight exposures, consider growing a cherry laurel! Prunus laurocerasus is gorgeous, attractive to wildlife, and very easy to care for. Check out our guide now to learn how to cultivate these fantastic shrubs.

How to Grow and Care for Peach Trees

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Nothing compares to a sweet, fresh peach eaten fresh off the tree. Store-bought fruits simply can’t compare with the real deal. If you’ve bitten into a tough, mealy grocery peach, you know what I’m talking about. Raising peaches takes the right conditions and a bit of know-how, since they have pretty specific needs.

How to Grow Peach Trees in Containers

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Wondering if you can grow peaches on a balcony or in a small space? Try planting a peach tree in a container! This article explains everything from choosing the right tree to how to plant and care for it. Learn about the best container size and material, how to mix your own potting soil, and when to fertilize and repot.

How to Grow and Care for Fruiting Cherry Trees

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Cherry trees produce bounties of delicious fruit every year and are handsome additions to the landscape. The trees are beautiful in the spring, provide tasty fruit in the summer, and display architectural winter interest. Learn to grow and enjoy the freshest fruit with Gardener’s Path growing guide now.

9 of the Best Cold-Hardy Cherry Trees

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Think it’s impossible to find a cold-hardy cherry tree that will survive in cold, northern climates? On the contrary – you can harvest delicious cherries, sweet or sour, so long as you pick the right variety. Discover the 9 best cold-tolerant cultivars that will produce your summer cherry bumper crop. To get the sweet lowdown, keep reading.

How to Grow and Care for Apricot Trees

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Have you ever wanted to grow your own apricot trees? What better time than now? Growing these stone fruits at home means a rare treat: apricots that you can eat the same day you pick them. Or, use your harvested fruits for everything from cooking and baking to canning and drying. Ready to get growing? Read more now.

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Almond Trees

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If you’re as nutty about almonds as we are, and want to give growing them a go, check out this handy guide packed full of rec-almond-ations to help you to get growing your own almonds in your back yard! Read more now on Gardener’s Path.

How to Grow and Care for Flowering Cherry Trees

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Flowering cherries are cherished around the world, and for good reason: they’re absolutely stunning when in bloom during the spring – and sometimes in the fall, too! We’ll help you make these beauties thrive in your garden, with everything from proper ground preparation to dealing with any problems that might pop up.

How to Prevent and Mitigate Almond Hull Rot

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Almond hull rot occurs at hull split and can limit the ability of the trees to bear fruit in the future. And the infected nuts that remain on the tree can harbor navel orange worms. This disease is much worse in well-fertilized and properly irrigated trees. Read on to learn how to prevent and control almond hull rot.

7 of the Best Cold Hardy Apricot Trees

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Ready to grow flavorful homegrown apricots in your chilly northern climate? If you plant the best cold-hardy varieties, you’ll be sure to harvest a bounty of sweet fruit. Discover the best cold tolerant apricot cultivars to ensure a bumper summer crop, and defy the dreaded late frost. Keep reading to learn more.

How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat Scab in Stone Fruits

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Apricot, peach, nectarine, and plum fruit are susceptible to the unsightly scab disease. Wet weather triggers its spread, but the fungus can lurk on your trees undetected until the tree starts producing fruit. Read now to learn how to control this disease using cultural methods and, if necessary, fungicides.

4 Best Flowering Cherry Trees to Grow in the South

Top Cherry Trees for the South

If would take the better portion of a day to name every variety of cherry tree. All of them lovely and all originating from China and Japan. Some grow small and compact, others grow tall and provide shade, some produce cherries while others are strictly ornamental. All varieties of this flowering tree will grow well …

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