Perfect Peaches: How to Grow this Sweet Summer Delight
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If you’ve ever sunk your teeth into a sweet, juicy peach and wished you could grow your own, you’re in luck. Though we often think of peaches as a warm-climate crop—Georgia peaches, anyone?—the truth is that peaches require some winter weather to encourage… READ MORE
What other fruit is used as a synonym for someone who’s a delight to be around? Just the peach, as in “She’s a real peach!” There’s a reason for that: The peach really is a peach of a fruit, high in nutrients, low in calories, and absolutely delicious to… READ MORE
Those 2,000 varieties of peaches come in three types, all based on how easy it is to remove the flesh from the peach pit inside the fruit. All three can come with the familiar yellow flesh, or with white flesh, which some people believe is sweeter. READ MORE
Your first choice when deciding to grow peaches is whether you want to start with seeds, seedlings, or cuttings. Unlike many other fruits, peaches grown from the seed of standard trees (not grafted) will remain true to the parent. READ MORE
Here is some essential information for gardeners in colder climates or with limited land—so you can ensure a successful peach-growing experience! Dwarf varieties of peaches are easily grown in containers, as long as you can provide the necessary cold period in winter (with shelter, if too cold outside) and enough warmth in the summer. READ MORE