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Orchard planning #859004

Asked February 12, 2024, 2:31 PM EST

Hello. I want to plant a small orchard, between 1/4 and 1/3 of an acre. Can you recommend a source for buying fruit trees? Do you know of any classes available for planning and maintaining a small orchard?

Cuyahoga County Ohio

Expert Response

Hello Les,

Here my answers for your questions:

1. Sources for fruit trees:
Online: Star Bothers and Adams County Nursery
Local: Many garden centers in your area carry fruit trees.

2. Resources:
Books: Bulletins 940 and 780 can be purchased from
https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/midwest-home-fruit-production-guide/
https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/controlling-diseases-and-insects-in-home-fruit-plantings/

3. You can contact your local extension professionals for more information on classes: https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/about/staff

Hope this helps
Gary Gao Replied February 12, 2024, 4:05 PM EST

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