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Do you grow fruit trees?

Well not just trees but anything fruit related I suppose. I so want to do blueberry and raspberry because I love making homemade jam but I am so afraid i will ruin the plant lol

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Asked by jujubean1979200 at 4:27 PM on May. 27, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • I grow strawberries sometimes...

    Answer by karischub at 5:10 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • I have a fig tree but I didn't plant it, it was here before we moved in. I can't wait for the figs to ripen. I'm going to make fig preserves and fig muffins and I have got to find my fig lazy betty recipe.

    Answer by BUTTERCUP777 at 5:41 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • No-

    Fruit trees, especially soft fruit that grows well in my area all ripens at 1 time and makes a mess in the yard- NO one can eat that many peaches, plums and apricots. I also have dogs. Dogs + soft fruit= messy yard.

    Berries attract rodents and snakes.....not in my yard, thanks.

    Answer by Sisteract at 8:17 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Blueberry & raspberry bushes aren't hard to grow at all. I don't have fruit trees, DH won't let me where we live now. I can't wait to have some someday though.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:33 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • yup, raspberries, grapes, pear, apple and apricots

    Answer by asil at 10:30 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Yes, we have a pear tree & a "fruit cocktail" tree (peaches, plums, nectarines & apricots on one tree), plus a strawberry patch, a small raspberry patch & I usually grow cantaloupe & watermelon every year.

    I wouldn't worry too much about ruining a blueberry bush or raspberry canes. They're both pretty hardy (my stupid dalmation kept trying to eat my blueberry bush at our other house & the plant kept going despite his many attempts to do it in), but if you're worried about it, get a book from the library & read up on their care. Have fun berry picking!

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 10:31 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Nope, no room here.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 11:38 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • Thanks mom2as...I am excited

    Comment by jujubean1979200 (original poster) at 7:56 AM on May. 28, 2011

  • we have a couple of mixed fruit trees that are still pretty small. We grow berries and melons as well. Keep them watered and they will do fine.

    Answer by daerca574 at 11:40 AM on May. 28, 2011

  • Nope, but I ahve known people to have apple and cherry trees around here.

    Answer by SherriPie at 1:17 PM on May. 28, 2011

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