Planted A Few Trees.

Discussion in 'Growing Food Trees' started by Chris, Dec 14, 2017.

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  1. Jun 4, 2018 #121

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    The galvanized nails are a better choice, just make sure they are sharp to start with, no spikes. The location is the big problem in tree selection. I want fruit and citrus but until I finally select my growing area, I can't select the best tree's. Big temp difference for 1 to 2,000 feet above seal lever and 5 or 6,000 feet above sea level. The low desert allows longer grow seasons and defense visibility (mountain / hill top compound) but the upper / high desert offers fire wood and more hunting animals / food. The price of the land is fairly close in price, so again it just comes down to my making a choice. Waffle, waffle.
     
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    does anyone have autumn olive planted or have access to them?
     
  3. Sep 24, 2018 #123

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    @Caribou at Mount Vernon near DC, the garden had fruit trees growing by the espalier method, so beautiful. I was getting ready to mention it and saw your question (and successive answers). Espalier trains a tree against a wall or trellis, branched out in a pattern. Strange that it would still produce, to me.
     
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    Just planted 6 Chestnut and 4 Persimmon trees. Have 6 White Fingertree's and 25 Goumi coming in the next weeks and some Red Mulberry...... IMG_20190406_195045.jpg IMG_20190406_195008.jpg IMG_20190406_194928.jpg IMG_20190406_194835.jpg IMG_20190406_194759.jpg IMG_20190406_194738.jpg IMG_20190406_194613.jpg IMG_20190406_194557.jpg IMG_20190406_194529.jpg IMG_20190406_194501.jpg
     
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    @Dutchs thats alot of trees. Good for you. Also looks like they are doing great.:clapping:
     
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    I respectfully disagree. How much Chlorine is added to drinking water (residual) is regulated at the State level. A Small Town that has "growing in the lines" mentality has operator problems. Also Chlorine is a gas and will evaporate, I wouldn't understand how any Chlorine could make it to the roots. If Chlorinated water kills foliage then wouldn't everyone who used it to sprinkle their lawns or wash their vehicles have brown grass?
     
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    Dutch where did you buy your trees.
    If it is a mail order,I would like to check them out.
     
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    I miss having dewberries. They grew wild along the irrigation ditches in South/Central Tx.
     
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    You can have my Dewberries, they grow wild in my garden & I dig them out every year.:(:mad::confused::eek:
     
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    Its gonna be a while before I can plant anything. I have to get moved and then build a bear, elk, deer, rabbit, hog proof garden fence.
     
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    http://www.chestnuthilltreefarm.com/

    These guys are here in Florida and they specialize in Chestnut and Persimmon...... I'm very happy so far. Really nice Individual owner.
     
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    Thanks for the link Dutchs
     
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    I love the link,it is great that they are getting plants with low chill for Florida.
     
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    @Dutchs the trees look really healthy and good on you for planting so many :) .

    @Terri9630 we will join you in building fences around the garden beds as we still have to do that before we start the garden beds due to the kangaroos and cockatoos here and I believe we have deer here too but haven't seen one yet. The water restrictions being at the severe water restrictions of 120 lt per person per day will be a challenge for getting the garden beds going too.
     
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    My pleasure BP.....
     
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