Fruit Diseases

Updated: June 10, 2021

Grape Diseases

Fungal diseases like black rot can be a problem for backyard grapes.
black rotted grapes
Updated: June 1, 2021

Watering, Fertilizing, Harvesting, Spray Schedule Pears

Pears are excellent candidates for the backyard garden, as long as you are committed to the attention to detail and care that the crop requires.
pear tree with fruit
Updated: May 11, 2021

Home Fruit Disease and Pest Prevention Spray Schedule

Home Fruit Preventative Spray Schedule for Insect Pest and Diseases.
Updated: April 13, 2021

Raspberry and Blackberry Diseases

Raspberries and blackberries are relatively problem-free for the backyard grower but there are some diseases that can infect your plants.
orange rust disease on blackberry foliage
Updated: April 8, 2021

Apple and Pear Diseases

Apples and pears are susceptible to many diseases growing in a backyard planting.
apple of tree with apple scab
Updated: April 8, 2021

Peach and Cherry Diseases

Apples and pears are susceptible to many diseases growing in a backyard planting.
ripe peaches on a tree
Updated: April 8, 2021

Fruit Disease and Insect Pest Control and Prevention

Growing many types of fruit successfully (especially tree fruits) even for backyard growers requires taking measures to prevent insect and disease problems.
Updated: April 8, 2021

Fungicides for Fruit

Sometimes it is necessary to spray fungicides to protect fruit grown by the backyard grower.
Updated: March 26, 2021

When to Spray Fruit Trees

Timing of tree fruit disease and pest preventative sprays are important for efficacy.
Updated: March 25, 2021

Rust Diseases of Trees

Alien looking orange balls with horns are the fruiting bodies of cedar-apple rust on juniper trees.
Cedar-apple rust gall