Apple tree rehab
May 6, 2013 7:55 PM Subscribe
We recently bought a house with neglected apple trees and I would like to learn how to care for them.
posted by shothotbot to home & garden (10 answers total) 12 users marked this as a favorite
We bought a house in Columbia County, New York which has eight or so very neglected apple trees. The previous owners left pictures of the house from the 1930s where it is called "The Orchard" so I feel a little responsibility to try and take care of the apple trees and to replace them if mine are too far gone.
My main question is how to care for these trees to get them bare fruit.
I would love to be the beneficiary of hard-won MeFi advice, but I am hoping for some outside resources too. I would love a class on fruit tree care, someplace between New York and Albany. Second best would be a book or comprehensive resource. Third best would be a YouTube link.