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Growing Fruit Trees in Containers on #treechat

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Thu, Jan, 17, 2013 @ 13:01 PM

container tree on What's better than a juicy, fresh picked orange? How about one picked from a tree in your own backyard? These days more people are enjoying better tasting fruit grown in their gardens and landscapes but what about those who are space challenged? On this week's #treechat, we're discussing how to grow fruit trees in containers.

The live chat begins at 1/22/13 at 11AM via Twitter with this week's guest host, @StarkBrosCares Sarah DePass of Stark Bro's Nurseries & Orchards. Join @Coronatools and other industry experts each week at 11AM PST via Twitter for #treechat. Discussing all things related to trees and tree care since 2010!

Topic highlights covered during this week's chat includes;

Getting Started - Choosing the right container, the right "place", and the right potting mixture

Care - Watering, Fertilizing including ideal types & frequencies for containers, Repotting to keep soil/roots healthy

Winterizing - Winter over your container trees, pruning trees for Spring

Sarah has lots of great tips and information in store so you won't want to miss it. You can also submit questions to Sarah before the chat so she can cover it during the live session. Just post your question in the comments here or tweet it to @StarkBrosCares by 1/21/13, 12N PST.

What if you miss the live session? You can access the #treechat Storify 24/7 that will be posted following the chat with all the information and links we discussed.

Here's to a prosperous fruit year!

Photo courtesty of Stark Bro's Nurseries & Orchards

Topics: #treechat, tree care, landscape, gardening, planting

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