When approaching a pruning project, keep in mind that there are two main purposes to fruit tree pruning, those are:
Mason bees are solitary nesting bees that are native to our area. Did you know that they are the main pollinators of fruit trees in the Portland area?
You can host these gentle bees in your own backyard. Keeping Mason Bees is an inexpensive and fun way to get started with beekeeping.
We are so lucky to live at a time when there is so much information at our fingertips. However, sometimes it’s hard to navigate, or worse, it’s difficult to know what resources are reliable.
We’d like to help by listing some of our favorite local gardening-related resources, places we know you can go for solid information and inspiration! (All green names are links!)