Plant dormant fruit trees in spring.
Many gardeners know when the last frost date is for their area, so they know better than to plant their tomatoes or annuals before that date. However, many people don’t know that there are a lot of plants that need to be planted before the last frost date.
Sure, if you do vegetable gardening you probably know that peas and spinach need to go in very early, while the ground is still cold. But there [...]
One way the garden industry goofed was making spring appear to be the only time for planting. Many plants can be planted in the fall, as well, some even prefer a fall planting.
In many areas you can plant trees, shrubs, and perennials until late into the fall, as long as the ground hasn’t frozen. There are even some vegetables that when sown in mid- to late-summer will give you a whole second crop of fresh produce through the fall [...]