There's an old saying that society grows great when people plant trees they’ll never enjoy the shade of. That’s a fine sentiment, but why not enjoy the fruits of our labor along the way? Growing apple trees offers long-term benefits, and in just a few years we can enjoy the fruit of our trees. Read on to learn how.
The next best thing to sleeping among the trees is a bedroom turned into a forest. I love (and covet) the "Apple Tree Canopy Bed," above, by Attiladesign in Finland -- as well as the magical two beds below: "Tree.
Winter gardening: Time to choose your bare root varieties for your urban garden or small orchard. Apple trees, pear trees, plum trees, along with plants like grapes and strawberries should be available in your nursery in the early parts of the year.