Peach Leaf CurlPeach Leaf Curl

Peach leaf curl is caused by a fungus that gets into the tissues of young leaves when they first start growing in the spring. It only affects peach and nectarine trees. While it does not kill the tree, it can severely weaken it to the point that it dies of other causes. Read More.


Grapes are one of America’s favorite fruits. Growing grapes along the Central Coast is both easy and rewarding. In just a few short years, you’ll enjoy your own home grown goodness. Getting grapes started in your garden is easy. Read More.


Do your love eating Blackberries? There really good for your health too! Blackberries are perennial plants which typically bear biennial stems (“canes”) from the perennial root system. Read More.

Help with Blueberries!Help with Blueberries!

Blueberries are the super fruit that packs a healthy punch. Blueberries are the fruits of a shrub that belong to the heath family, which includes the cranberry. They are also very healthy to eat . Read More.

All about AvocadosAll about Avocados

While there are many varieties of avocados, Avocados grow great here along the Central Coast! The trees get as large as twenty feet and are evergreen. The fruit is very popular in Mexican Dishes. Read More.

Summer Fruit Tree CareSummer Fruit Tree Care

Looking to grow fruit trees in the Summer? Learn the tricks that will help you to have a truly great looking fruit tree that you can care for them along with some informative videos. Read More.

How To: Urban Fruit TreesHow To: Urban Fruit Trees

Looking to grow some Urban fruit trees? The Salinas Valley is a great place to produce fruit. Here’s some tips on how to save money and eat well by producing and utilizing little space. Read More.

	Winter Spraying of Fruit Trees Winter Spraying of Fruit Trees

Have you sprayed you Fruit Trees? Winter spraying ensures a healthy tree free hibernating insects, deadly fungal and bacterial disease. So, found out how and what to use to spray your fruit trees by reading this. Read More.

Growing Rhubarb & Rhubarb in BloomGrowing Rhubarb & Rhubarb in Bloom

Tips on growing colorful and fun to eat vegetable. The University of California says it right when they say “if plants flower when we want them to, we cal it blooming. Read More.

Overview on Growing StrawberriesOverview on Growing Strawberries

Strawberries are among America’s favorite fruit. Pound for pound, they have more Vitamin C than oranges. They are one of the easiest crops to grow. If you need help growing them you can find out here. Read More.

Pruning Fruit TreesPruning Fruit Trees

Is your tree growing out of control? It may be time to prune your fruit trees. Don’t be afraid to prune your fruit trees. Un-pruned trees become too bushy, lose their vigor, and produce smaller fruit. Read More.

More About Pruning Fruit TreesMore About Pruning Fruit Trees

Need help pruning other fruits such as almonds, apples, apricots, cherries, chestnuts, fig trees, and others? Find out here. If you have not pruned before, don’t worry! Read More

How To: Grow Dwarf CitrusHow To: Grow Dwarf Citrus

Don’t have much space to grow citrus trees? Dwarf Citrus are orchard-proven fruit-producing citrus varieties, grafted on cultivar specific dwarfing rootstocks. If not you can grow a dwarf tree. Here’s how to do so. Read More.

Success With BlueberriesSuccess With Blueberries

For success with blueberries, soil is more important than climate. Need some tips on growing blueberries? The key to is to provide the acidic soil conditions that they need. This will get your blueberries off to a great start.Read More.

How To: Grow A Backyard OrchardHow To: Grow A Backyard Orchard

Backyard orchard culture is NOT the same as commercial orchard culture. Want to learn how to grow a fruit orchard in your backyard? Also find out pruning tips for fruit trees. Find out here. Read More.

How To: Take Care Of Fruit TreesHow To: Take Care Of Fruit Trees

There is nothing more nutritious and tasty than fruit harvested from your own backyard! Having trouble caring for your fruit trees? Learn how to save some money growing your own fruits. Read More.

Apple TastingApple Tasting

The overall first place was a tie between Jonagold and Belle de Boskoop, both varieties with a bit of a tang to go with the sweetness, with Belle being considerably tangier. It was a truly enjoyable afternoon. Read More.

Everbearing StrawberriesEverbearing Strawberries

Strawberries are well set to succeed here, along the Central Coast. By adding them to your garden, you are in for the incomparable pleasure of “fresh from the garden” fruit. This flyer will help you get started. Read More.

Pruning Specific FruitsPruning Specific Fruits

Looking to Prune Specific Fruits such as Almonds, Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Pecans. check out this article Read More.

Organic Grape-growingOrganic Grape-growing

“Find a site that’s got good drainage and as much sun as you can get,” emphasizes Lon Rombough, nurseryman and author of The Grape Grower: A Guide to Organic Viticulture. Read More.

Grape ExpectationsGrape Expectations

A grape arbor provides double the pleasure, serving as a focal point of the small garden and a source of delicious fruit. Read More.