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What to do with all those apples

There’s no substitute for the amazing taste of fresh, homegrown apples – so, of course, I always start craving them right when the growing season’s over. What do you do when it’s freezing outside and those insatiable taste buds demand a serving of apples? Reach for a jar of applesauce or butter! Just a little […]

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Fall food storage

One of the most obvious perks of growing your own food is the ability to bring the high-flavor, quality fruits and vegetables to every meal. But how do you savor this privilege when the days shorten and snow takes hold of the ground? It’s quite simple, by storing the produce. Potatoes, apples, carrots, squash […]

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Li’l BIG Apple Trees – An Easy Way to Grow Apples

These special trees make it easy to grow fresh, delicious apples right in your own backyard, no matter the size of your growing space. The trees grow approximately six feet tall, and bear full-size, full-flavored fruit only 16 months after planting. By their third or fourth year, these easy-to-manage trees will bear half a bushel or more. […]

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How to Plant a Fruit Tree

Hey fellow gardeners! We know there’s probably still some snow on your ground, as winter is hitting the U.S. pretty hard this year. But despite all the winter storms, snow and ice, we thought we’d brighten the mood with some talk of spring and what’s to come! Soon your gardens will be green, your flowers will be blooming, and your vegetables and fruits will be producing delicious treats. […]

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Honeycrisp Apple Trees

Close your eyes; try to imagine a crispy crunch that fills your mouth with the distinct sweetness of the absolute juiciest fruit- that’s what it’s like biting into a Honeycrisp Apple. The delicious flavor of this hybrid variety is a cross between Honeygold and Macoun apples. Honeycrisp apples are a blushing red color; they are firm and round in shape, and an all-time favorite for eating it fresh, in salads or in cooking recipes. […]

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Little Apple Trees…Big Taste!

Maybe you’ve always wanted to grow an apple tree but didn’t think you had enough space in your yard or garden. Or maybe you weren’t interested in climbing a ladder to pick your own deliciously sweet apples or prune hard-to-reach tree branches. Get to know Gurney’s® Li’l Big Pixie Crunch Apple Tree—the sweetest and most crisp apple you’ll ever taste. At just 6 feet tall with a 6- to 8-foot spread, it’s startling how much fruit our customers harvest from their Li’l Big Pixie Crunch apple trees. […]

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New Gurney’s YouTube Videos!

We’re super excited here at Gurney’s, because we just released a ton of new Spring Gardening Videos over on our YouTube channel! Hosted by Felix, our leading horticultural expert, the new videos cover topics ranging from spring pruning to winter clean up! We show you how to prune peach trees, apple trees, bush cherry trees, grape vines, blackberry plants, pear trees, and more! We talk about container gardening, indoor citrus care tips, and even blueberries. […]

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Li’l BIG Apple Trees

So what is a Li’l BIG Apple Tree? It’s how the average gardener with limited space grows full size, full flavored apples! Bearing fruit just 16 months after planting, Li’l BIG Apple Trees only grow to about 6 ft. tall, while a regular apple tree can grow up to 25 ft. tall. By the time they reach full maturity, Li’l Big Trees Will yield over ½ a bushel or more each year! […]

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