Category Fruit Tree Care

Winter Citrus Tree Care 101

Winter is the season that citrus gives their biggest crop, so unless your trees are recently planted, your fruit bowl should be full of all varieties of citrus! Local fruit tree expert and founder of Fruitstitute, Joanna Glovinsky, shares some…

Summer Fruit Tree Care 101

7.10.18 — Longer days and hotter temperatures mean fruit trees are in their active growing season. What are our fruit trees doing during the active growing season in a physiological sense? What do they need? Joanna Glovinsky, founder of LA’s…

Tree Care: Pruning Citrus Trees

Pruning keeps your trees clean and your fruit accessible. Here are some tips and an introduction to pruning citrus trees, by one of our past Occidental College interns, Nora Killian. For a full list of Tree Care Resources, visit our Fruit…

What does all this rain mean for your citrus trees?

2.20.17 -Is this stormy weather bogging your citrus trees down? Find out more in this post from Sam Royall, our wonderful Volunteer Program Assistant from Occidental College. Rain and your Citrus Tree As you may have noticed from LA’s lush and uncharacteristically…

What is Asian Citrus Psyllid?

1.9.17 – ACP? HLB? If you’ve heard these abbreviations, or their even-more-confusing full names, you might be trying to wrap your head around what people are talking about. Here’s a quick and dirty introduction to Asian citrus psyllid and HLB, and…

Mulching – What, Why, and How

11.7.16 – Mulching may seem intimidating, but it is not as difficult as it seems, and it can be very beneficial to the health and size of citrus trees. How much can adding a natural extra layer on top of…