fruit trees

bobcaginAugust 6, 2012

Hello people i live in ont.canada but recently purchased 91 acres of land in nb.canada(close to my son and grandson)I want to start a fruit orchard for income purposes in time.I am looking for a little advice or guidance from someone who may have experience in this field.I am also looking at growing chrismas trees.I have a basic idea how to start but would love some input from anyone.

Thanks Vince

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

My first thought is to visit several of your local orchards.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2012 at 1:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
glenn_10 zone 4b/5a NewBrunswick,Can.

Where in NB.(New Brunswick)?did you purchase this land? The hardiness zones range from zone3 to zone5 so location will play a huge part in what selections will work for you.As Konrad suggested,starting with a visit to a local orchard...if there are any, would be the best way to go as they have already been there done that.

glenn

    Bookmark   August 6, 2012 at 7:09PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
blazeaglory(10 SZ22/24 OC Ca)

Better hurry before the ice sheet comes;-)

    Bookmark   August 7, 2012 at 12:55PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
My Backyard planting experience (so far) - Zone 4a/b Quebec, Cana
Hello all, When starting out I have found this forum...
hungryfrozencanuck
Apple varieties evaluations 2005-2015
Hi some people here several months ago asked for a...
Scott F Smith
Type of Wire for Espalier?
So I've got a tiny (6 trees) fruit orchard that i've...
symplestytches
Raising Blackberries For Fun and Profit-Prime Jim
I stumbled across this video on Prime Jim blackberries....
2010champsbcs
First Bench Grafts Using a Fieldcraft Topgrafter
Hi all, I've been patiently waiting for signs of life...
gardener365
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™