Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Proper Care of Olive Trees? Toplef10Proper Care of Olive Trees? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Proper Care of Olive Trees? I22gcj10Proper Care of Olive Trees? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Proper Care of Olive Trees? Toplef10Proper Care of Olive Trees? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Proper Care of Olive Trees? I22gcj10Proper Care of Olive Trees? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» N&C Midwest—May 2021
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 3:44 pm

» trellis & Green Beans
by OhioGardener 5/14/2021, 5:38 pm

» Can I add Mel's Mix directly over loose soil?
by Nomin 5/13/2021, 9:10 pm

» Coconut coir
by donnainzone5 5/13/2021, 8:32 pm

» Message from Sanderson
by donnainzone5 5/13/2021, 8:21 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 5/13/2021, 6:57 pm

» elevated raised bed over cemented area
by sanderson 5/13/2021, 6:54 pm

» Are these good for first mel's mix?
by plantoid 5/13/2021, 5:36 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by plantoid 5/13/2021, 5:08 pm

» Galvanized Fire Ring for Rhubarb Raised Beds?
by plantoid 5/13/2021, 4:54 pm

» What's everyone planting?
by kristinz 5/13/2021, 8:36 am

» New Gardener in Utah
by AtlantaMarie 5/13/2021, 6:11 am

» Good Gardening Movie
by Dunkinjean 5/12/2021, 9:17 pm

» Questions about compost for Mel's Mix
by FRED58 5/12/2021, 1:53 pm

» Re-starting my passion
by markqz 5/12/2021, 12:22 pm

» Compost Tumblers
by jimmy cee 5/11/2021, 10:31 pm

» Bokashi
by OhioGardener 5/10/2021, 4:53 pm

» Alternative Composting for Urban Dweller-Vernmenting.
by has55 5/10/2021, 12:37 pm

» Protect yourself from skin cancer and pre-cancerous spots
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 2:02 am

» Biochar?
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:42 am

» Mark's first SFG
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:35 am

» 2021 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:30 am

» Hello From Far Southwest Texas and Northwest Ohio
by AtlantaMarie 5/7/2021, 7:29 am

» Planted store bought Garlic last fall.
by jimmy cee 5/6/2021, 10:03 pm

» beginning new compost bins
by jimmy cee 5/6/2021, 9:53 pm

» Is this enough variety for compost mix?
by sanderson 5/6/2021, 2:14 pm

» Grids: Colored PVC & Fittings
by bigtex52 5/6/2021, 2:08 pm

» A ghost of Christmas past & the weather forecast
by plantoid 5/5/2021, 11:53 pm

» The SFG Journey- Soil Food Web
by has55 5/5/2021, 3:28 pm

» The SFG journey- Views Of Microbes
by has55 5/5/2021, 3:25 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Proper Care of Olive Trees?

Go down

Proper Care of Olive Trees? Empty Proper Care of Olive Trees?

Post  donnainzone5 1/19/2011, 10:17 am

I'm currently battling my HOA and property manager about the hundreds of olive trees in the complex. Mad

I believe that pruning them back annually is the best remedy for having olive "slip-and-fall" hazards at harvest time. The Association insists that they must SPRAY every other year, then trim in between.

Well, for two straight years they sprayed something toxic on the trees to inhibit blooming. I spent hours and hours covering everything in my yard with plastic, then removing it a few days later.

For those two years, we had a record-breaking crop of olives. The first year (and I don't even have an olive tree in my yard!), I found and tossed several hundred olives. The second year, possibly a thousand or two.

Well, the third, year, they simply trimmed the trees back sharply; I found ONE olive that fall.

I must add that I have a selfish interest in this matter: When the trees are trimmed, my garden receives a bit more sunlight for a few months.

Does anyone out there know the proper method of caring for olive trees? (If I had my way, they'd all be chopped down and replaced with something lower- and slower-growing, without the nuisance factors.)
donnainzone5
donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 2529
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 73
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

Proper Care of Olive Trees? Empty Re: Proper Care of Olive Trees?

Post  camprn 1/19/2011, 10:37 am

HI Donna, I think I remember you mentioning this before :?: If I were having this problem I would contact the folks at my local County Extension Service to get information about the trees. Here is a link to your local office. Good luck with this!!
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 58
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum