The importance of winter tree care

Caring for fruit trees during dormancy Shh—they’re sleeping! As trees on Vancouver Island shed their leaves, did you know that they are preparing for dormancy? Also known as the resting period, the dormant season occurs during the early winter months when the amount of daylight decreases and temperature drops. Trees slow their growth and buckle … Continued

Deck the halls with medlar

Did you know there is a medieval fruit among us? There are a couple of places in Victoria where you’ll happen across medlar trees.