If you love fruit, growing fruit trees can mean a freezer and pantry full of delicious jams, jellies, pies, and more. But it can be difficult to plant young fruit trees and protect them from disease and environmental problems, so in many orchards young fruit trees are grafted to the rootstock of a more vigorous,…

In the world of gardening, you’ll often hear terms such as “grafting” and “root stock.”.  They can be a bit confusing but must be handled properly to ensure healthy trees and shrubs.  The method has been implemented for hundreds of years, but can still be a little tricky.  Here’s a brief overview.  Keep in mind…