Intro: How to Grow Fruit (Even If You Have a Tiny Yard)
Just imagine yourself stepping outside your kitchen into your small yard, and being able to bite into sweet luscious fruit, week after week, all summer long.
If you have a sunny spot as small as 4 feet by 4 feet, you can grow a fruit tree, grapevine, blueberry or gooseberry bush, strawberries, or more…
Most fruit trees grown today are semi-dwarfs. What comes to your mind when you read “semi-dwarf” fruit tree? Dwarf, right? A small tree. Did you know that a single semi-dwarf fruit tree can grow 10-15 feet high (as tall as your house), and take up nearly 300 square feet in your yard? Yikes!
In that same size area, you can instead grow a miniature fruit garden less than 6 feet tall with a variety of fruit that you can harvest over several months.
Learn how you can grow lots of juicy fruit in a small space with this 6-part series of articles. In this series, I walk you step-by-step through the basics of designing and planting your own miniature fruit garden. I also provide links to tons of resources to help you succeed – including videos, websites, and books!
So, go ahead and get started on Part 1: