Spring Blooms

March 19th, 2010

Spring flowers are here. I of course, especially enjoy the blooms on fruit trees.

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Chicken & Fruit Tree Classes for Winter

December 2nd, 2009

Learn about keeping backyard chickens or how to prune fruit trees. You’ll be an urban farmer in no time!

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It’s fruit tree planting time

November 15th, 2009

How is your home orchard? Fall is the time of year to start planning and planting perennials here in Southern California. That means that you can start planting native plants, drought tolerant shrubs and lots and lots of trees. Here at Full Circle we especially love fruit trees. Fruit trees can serve so many purposes. […]

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Pineapple Guava- Feijoa sellowiana

August 31st, 2009

This is perhaps my favorite edible ornamental plant. It is easy to grow, needs little water, makes great fruit and its pretty. A winner all around.

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Backyard Orchard Culture

August 12th, 2009

The idea behind backyard orchard culture is to maximize available space and spread out your harvest by keeping trees small.

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Citrus leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella

August 12th, 2009

Is your orange tree a little ugly right now? I get a lot of questions related to this particular problem. In the summer and fall, leaves on citrus trees are distorted by the activities of citrus leafminer larvae. The leafminer is a relatively new pest of citrus in California having first being identified here in 2000. They are now a common pest of citrus trees around the world.

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