Live: Landscape Success - Fruit Trees for the Backyard

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Fort Bend County Master Gardener Deborah Birge will talk about varieties of fruit trees that can thrive in the Gulf Coast climate. Hear about proper planting techniques and recommended maintenance tips to encourage fruit production, including pruning, feeding and watering.

Having earned her Fort Bend County Master Gardener certification in 2002, Birge has since earned advanced certifications in Citrus Culture, Home Fruit Production, and First-Detector Plant Disease. 

She is currently conducting a citrus-hardiness demonstration using 72 citrus trees of 12 varieties. She also maintains a home orchard of more than 60 trees and vines, both in-ground and in containers.

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