Tag: fruit trees


Belgian Apple Fence

If you need a “privacy screen” somewhere in your yard you really should consider a Belgian Apple Fence. About ten years we planted the fence pictured below at my parent’s home. It quite effectively screens the back yard from the lane that travels behind their home. The fence is relatively easy to plant and grow […]


Apple Trees to Replace Ornamental Trees on City Streets?

One thing that I got to wondering about today was, why do cities plant ornamental trees instead of apple trees along their streets? Okay, the cherry blossoms are beautiful in the spring for the couple of weeks that they are in bloom but otherwise, what purpose do ornamental trees play? I understand that some housing […]