Home Is Where Your Trees Are


Your Own Fruits And Nuts


Your Own Fruits And Nuts. Part 1

For new home owners, some of their happiest dreams and saddest disillusionments have to do with food trees. On the land they have bought will stand some specimens which, as a rule, are alleged to...

Your Own Fruits And Nuts. Part 2

Since 1952, American nurseries have sold dwarf apple trees called Mailing Mertons - obtained by crossing EM strains with the Northern Spy. MM strains are pest-resistant, well anchored. They yield...

Your Own Fruits And Nuts. Part 3

Spraying fruit trees is the most arduous, exacting part of their care. The list of insects, fungi, and bacteria that beset them is interminable. In some years, commercial growers have to...

Nut Trees

Almost what coconuts are to the tropics, Chestnuts used to be to the United States east of the Mississippi - an abundant, never-failing sweetmeat growing wild throughout the land. Their verdant...

Citrus Fruits

All the citrus fruits came from the Orient by way of Asia Minor, the Mediterranean, and Spain-Portugal. Columbus took them to the West Indies whence munching Indians spread them wild, and sweating...