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Bag fruit on the tree to protect it from pests. The best thing though is those little nylon socks you get when trying on shoes. Bribe a shoe salesman for a box, or check with your local master gardeners/arborists association, mine sells them for $16 a box. You can reuse them too.

I want to raise apple trees organically, and I’ve read that you can protect apples by enclosing them in sandwich bags. I’d love to harvest some bug-free, chemical-free fruit!

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas  grow new plants with the help of potatoes

What a clever and easy idea. Mom's gone now and it would be a fun way to share her favorite Rose bushes with my Sibs. Grow Beautiful Rose Bushes from Trimmings with the Help of Potatoes (from Insanely Clever Gardening Tips Ideas")

Put a sticker on your apples while they are still green on the tree. As they ripen, the part under the sticker stays green and you have a custom stenciled apple.

Put a sticker on your apples while they are still green on the tree. As they ripen, the part under the sticker stays green and you have a custom stenciled apple. Like I'm going to spend time putting stickers on apples.

Pruning Fruit Trees

A visual aide for pruning fruit trees at planting. Proper pruning makes for a stronger central leader (the trunk) and stronger scaffolding (side branches). And, on semi-dwarf and dwarf fruit trees, pruning leads to earlier production.

The next best thing to going your own food is to buy at your local Farmers Markets. It not only helps you but those wonderful people out their making a living doing this for you! I love going to the FM it's lots of fun! Your Seasonal Farmers Market Guide