Modern fruit cultivars are bred to be productive and deliver a bountiful harvest. This trend is all well and good, but there are downsides. The sheer volume and weight of lots of fruit can cause a plant to slump, slouch, bow down, or trail fruiting branches on the ground. Also, humans aren't the only critters who like to eat fruits and nuts, and keeping these crops protected well enough so you can have something to show for all your hard work can be a challenge. In this section, I give you the pointers you need to keep your fruit healthy, happy, and plentiful enough to enjoy!
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