Growing Fruit

Nearly every gardener has grown a vegetable or two, but what about fruit? Homegrown berries, apples, peaches, and more can be yours for the tasting, and it's easier than you might think. While some fruits can be grown from seed, most are available either as bare-root, balled-and-burlapped, or container-grown plants; our guides show you the differences.

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White Strawberries Are on Grocery Shelves in Florida: What Are They?

These mysterious white berries combine two of our favorite flavors: strawberry and pineapple.

Meet the Honeyberry: A Blueberry-Like Fruit Full of Antioxidants

These perfectly sweet-tart berries are in season right now, so keep an eye out for them at your local market!

Peach Tree Diseases and Pests

If you can grow peach trees in your climate, consider yourself lucky. However, there are a few things you should know about common peach tree diseases and pests.

Easy and Fast-Growing Fruits

It's always fun to grow the food you eat—but some gardeners don't have the patience to wait for a tree or shrub to grow to its full size. They want fruit fast. By planting these fast-growing fruits and veggies, eating the plants you sow is easy.

Cucamelons Are the Cutest Superfood You Can Grow Yourself

Not only do cucumelons look like adorable tiny watermelons, they also are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber. Check out how you can grow your own cucamelons.

More Growing Fruit

Easy Guide to Dwarf Fruit Trees

Backyard fruit is easy to harvest from dwarf fruit trees. Standing just 8-10 feet tall, these bountiful trees are a cinch to grow.

5 Fruits You Never Thought You Could Grow

Skip the produce aisle and grow these easy fruits in your backyard. As a bonus, we've included hacks to keep them healthy.

What Would Cause Branches on My Pear Tree to Turn Brown and Die Back?

I have a pear tree that has several branches that suddenly turned brown and died back. What would cause this?