Growing Pears in North Carolina

In North Carolina, pears are not a big crop, primarily because of the many problems which beset the growers. While pear culture is somewhat similar to apple culture, several factors inhibit pear production. Nevertheless, there are quite a few roadside market growers of pears primarily in the apple-producing areas of the state.

Producing Tree Fruit for Home Use

Growing tree fruit in the home garden or yard can be a rewarding pasttime. However, careful planning, preparation, and care of the trees are essential for success. This publication tells you what to consider before planting, how to plant your trees, and how to take care of them to ensure many seasons of enjoyment.