A: I am glad you brought in a soil sample so we could test the soil pH for you. We discovered your particular soil was alkaline (over 7.0). Most of our fruit and vegetables prefer a slightly acid… Read More
Q: I lost my peach tree this year. When I dug it up I noticed a large growth just at the surface of the soil. What could the growth have been?
A: I appreciate the photo you sent and I suspect the culprit is most likely a disease called Crown gall. Crown gall is commonly found as growths on the roots or stems of plants in the rose family… Read More
Widely popular for their sweet, juicy fruits and beautiful blossoms, Peach trees are actually plagued by so many different pests and diseases that they should probably only be planted by the horticulturally dedicated homeowner. A low, broad… Read More