Planting Nuts at Home
Nuts are nature's healthy snack and a good source of protein, fat, and fiber. There are so many types to choose from and so many ways to eat them, whether you enjoy munching on raw nuts or adding them to your favorite recipes. While it is probably not the first thing that pops in your head when thinking about gardening, did you know that it is easy to grow nuts at home? What is better than having a supply of freshly grown, organic pistachios, peanuts, macadamias, almonds, walnuts, pecans, or other healthy nuts to snack on whenever your heart desires?
There are different ways of growing nuts, depending on the type. Some nuts grow as a tree, while others grow as a bushy shrub. Some prefer growing in areas with long, hot summers, and others tolerate cooler climates. If you don’t know where to start, we have the information you need to grow nuts in your backyard. Learn the differences between nuts and the conditions they require to flourish. And, we show you how to grow nuts from a seedling, how to give them proper plant care, and when and how to harvest nuts from your plants.