Find out which fruit cultivars are recommended for your area of Northern Wisconsin in this fact sheet. Includes tree fruits, stone fruits and small fruits, and describes flavor, ripening date, hardiness and more.
Find out which fruit cultivars are recommended for Southern Wisconsin. This publication describes flavor, ripening date, winter hardiness, and more, and includes tree fruits, stone fruits and small fruits.
If deer visit your property, before planting (or replanting), check out this list of trees, shrubs, flowers, herbs, and grasses that deer tend to avoid.
Successfully growing apricots, cherries, peaches and plums in Wisconsin requires time, space and expertise. Find out how to grow these fruits, from planting through harvest, in this publication.
This publication is a great how-to resource for backyard apple growers. It covers everything from planting to pruning to disease and insect management strategies, to help you get a great harvest.
Pears are among the easiest tree fruits to grow. This 28-page publication covers everything you need to know for successful fruit production, from planting through harvest.
Maps related to cold hardiness zones so you can choose plants that can survive winter in your area.
Apple production can be a rewarding venture, but establishing a successful commercial operation takes time, skill, experience and capital. Learn how to establish a commercial orchard here.
If you’re looking for a small tree with attractive white blossoms in spring and small fruits that can be food for animals or humans, consider one of several species of serviceberry. To learn more, read this article…
Fruit trees are propagated by budding or grafting onto special rootstocks. Some nurseries offer trees with a choice of rootstocks. Learn more about how rootstocks affect your backyard trees here.