When it comes to growing your own fruit, planning is very important. One of the best ways to set yourself up for success is to carefully select a planting site. Stark Bro's team members and [...]
Years to Fruit – Stark Bro’s Fruit Trees
Find out how many years it takes your fruit tree to bear fruit. Any gardener will remind you that anything worth doing is worth waiting for. An old proverb says "The best time to [...]
Planting a Bare-Root Tree – A Step-By-Step Guide
A bare-root tree is exactly what it sounds like - its roots are bare. They are not grown in a pot and will have no soil around their roots. Since these trees are shipped dormant, [...]
How To Grow Fruit Trees – Getting Started (1 of 4)
There are countless reasons for growing fruit trees – harvesting homegrown fruit, being in control of your food supply, the sense of pride of growing your own, and so on. When learning about how to [...]
How To Grow Fruit Trees – Planting (2 of 4)
Successfully establishing a young fruit tree in your yard starts with your planting site. Once your fruit tree is established, it will need little assistance to grow and bear fruit, but you’ll first need to [...]
How to Grow Fruit Trees – Care & Maintenance (3 of 4)
Fruit trees can be so rewarding if given the proper care and maintenance. To be fruitful, you will want to understand the watering, fertilizing, pruning, and preventative needs for your fruit tree. In this guide, [...]
How To Grow Fruit Trees – Pests, Disease & Other Issues (4 of 4)
Pest & Disease Control As it grows, a fruit tree may experience issues such as the presence of pests or diseases. Factors such as location, weather, and upkeep play a part in which issues your [...]
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About Stark Bro’s
A growing legacy since 1816. For over 200 years, Stark Bro’s has helped people in North America provide delicious home-grown food for their families. We’re proud to now offer many of the same great trees, plants, and gardening products to Canadian growers!