Information About Grapes

Many people think that growing grapes is difficult to achieve. Not so. With the right climate and grapevine care, anyone can grow these tasty fruits. In addition to proper growing conditions, support structures and pruning of grapes is essential to their overall health. Growing healthy grapes also keeps pests and disease at bay. Use the following information to learn more about how to grow grapes.

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How To Make Raisins From Homegrown Grapes

By Amy Grant

Ever wondered how to make raisins from homegrown grapes? Click here to learn how!

How To Grow Champagne Grapes For Homegrown Bubbly

By Teo Spengler

What grapes are used to make champagne? Can you grow your own champagne grapes at home? Click here for these answers and more.

Red Wine Grape Varieties To Grow For National Red Wine Day

By Teo Spengler

When is National Red Wine Day and how can you celebrate it in the garden? Well, click here to find out!

Grapevine Frost Damage – Protecting Grapevines In The Spring

By Laura Miller

Grapevine frost damage in the spring can severely reduce your yields later in the season. Read on to learn how to prevent it.

Grape Leaf Harvesting: What To Do With Grape Leaves

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Grape leaves have been the Turkish tortilla for centuries. You can indulge in this traditional food source quite easily with tips here.

Tips For Irrigating Grapes – How Much Water Do Grapes Need

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Watering grapes and maintaining adequate moisture levels will directly impact plant health. Grapevine irrigation can vary depending upon the conditions in each growing zone. However, there are some key aspects on which to focus. This article will help with that.

Grapevine Pollination Needs – Are Grapes Self-Fruitful

By Amy Grant

Most fruiting trees must be cross-pollinated, which means another tree of a different variety must be planted nearby the first. But what about grapes? Do you need two grapevines for successful pollination, or are grapevines self-fertile? Click here to find out.

Are Wild Grapes Weeds: Where Can You Find Wild Grapes

By Amy Grant

Grapes are cultivated for their delicious fruit used in winemaking, juices, and preserves, but how about wild grapes? What are wild grapes and are they edible? Where can you find wild grapes? Click the following article to get more information on wild grapes.

Grape Cotton Root Rot – How To Treat Grapes With Cotton Root Rot

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Grape cotton root rot is a nasty fungal disease affecting over 2,300 plant species. On grapevines it can be very devastating to growers in Texas and the southwestern U.S. Cotton root rot is very difficult to control. Click the following article for more information.

Drought-Tolerant Grapes – How To Grow Grapes In High Heat

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

It is important to take the irrigation needs of grapevines into consideration before planting. The impact of high heat and drought is also a factor in choosing which grape cultivars to grow. Learn more about grapes that can tolerate heat and drought-like conditions here.

Grapevine Won’t Produce: How To Get Grapes On Vines

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

You’re so excited to start harvesting your grapes, but there are none on the vine. What a disappointment to find your grapevine won’t produce. Click the following article for some reasons this might happen and learn how to get grapes on vines.

Grape Downy Mildew Control – What Causes Downy Mildew On Grapes

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Grape downy mildew control requires gardening practices that improve growing conditions and minimize water on the leaves. For tips on its control, click on the following article to learn more about this disease.

Grape Dead Arm Info: Tips For Grape Dead Arm Treatment

By Liz Baessler

Dead arm is the name of a grapevine disease that has all but been phased out. Thought to be one disease, in fact, it is two and now commonly diagnosed and treated separately. But since the name “dead arm” still comes up in literature, we will examine it here.

Crown Gall On Grapevines: How To Control Crown Gall Of Grapes

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Crown gall of grapes is caused by a bacterium and can girdle the vines, causing loss of vigor and sometimes death. Grapevine crown gall control can be difficult but several selection and site tips can help prevent it. This article will help with that.

What Is Grape Chlorosis – Treating Chlorosis Of Grape Leaves

By Amy Grant

Are your grape leaves losing color? It might be chlorosis of grape leaves. What is grape chlorosis and what causes it? The following article contains information on how to recognize the symptoms of grape chlorosis and its treatment.

Grapevine Leafroll Control – Tips On Managing Grapevine Leafroll Symptoms

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Grapevine leafroll virus is a complex disease and a destructive one. It is present in all grape growing regions of the world. If you grow grapevines, you need to be aware of leafroll and what you can do about it. Click this article to learn more.

GVCV Information: What Is Grapevine Vein Clearing Virus

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Although there are a plethora of options in terms of type, many of the same issues may afflict vines. Preventing and identifying specific causes of grapevine decline is the key to bountiful harvests of homegrown grapes. Click here for GVCV information.

Grape Nematodes: Preventing Root Knot Nematodes In Grapevines

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Occasionally, we all have a plant that is not doing its best and failing for no apparent reason. When removed from the ground, we see swelling and galls among the roots, a classic case of root knot nematode. This article covers what to do for nematodes of grapevines.

Grape Anthracnose Info – How To Treat Anthracnose On Grapevines

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

What is grape anthracnose? It is a fungal disease probably introduced from Europe in the 1800s. While mostly cosmetic, grapes with anthracnose are unsightly and commercial value is reduced. Luckily, preventive grape anthracnose treatment is available. Learn more here.

What Causes Grape Powdery Mildew: Treating Powdery Mildew On Grapes

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Though powdery mildew is generally considered less worrisome than black rot or downy mildew on grapes, when left uncontrolled it can kill grape plants. Learn more about grape powdery mildew symptoms and tips on treating powdery mildew on grapes here.

Grape Armillaria Symptoms: What Is Armillaria Root Rot Of Grapes

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Growing grapevines is fun, even if you don?t make your own wine. Fungal infections, including the grape armillaria fungus, can ruin your vines, though. Know the signs of infection and what to do to prevent or manage it in this article.

Grape Root Aphid Treatment – How To Recognize Phylloxera Symptoms

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

It may be very concerning to look at your grapevines one day and see what appears to be warts all over the grape leaves. This is a legitimate concern, as wart-like galls on grape leaves are a tell-tale sign of grape root aphids. Click this article to learn more about them.

Supporting A Grapevine – How To Make A Grapevine Support

By Amy Grant

Grapevines can be allowed to climb up an existing fence, but if you don't have one, another method of support must be found.

Grapes That Have Thick Skin: Types Of Thick Skinned Grapes

By Amy Grant

"Oh, Beulah, peel me a grape." There are several interpretations of what that actually means, but suffice it to say that thick skinned grapes actually exist and very well might need to be peeled. Learn more about thick grape skins in this article.

Grapevine Bleeding: Reasons For Grapevine Dripping Water

By Amy Grant

Sometimes, grapes leaking water appear cloudy or even mucus-like, and sometimes, it really does look like the grapevine is dripping water. This phenomenon is natural and is referred to as grapevine bleeding. Find out about bleeding in grapes here.

Grapevine Yellows Information – Is There A Treatment For Grapevine Yellows

By Jackie Carroll

Growing grapes is a labor of love, but it ends in frustration when, despite your best efforts, the vines yellow and die. In this article, you'll learn to identify and treat grapevine yellows disease. Click here for additional information.

Companion Planting With Grapes – What To Plant Around Grapes

By Amy Grant

To get the healthiest vines that produce the most fruit, consider companion planting with grapes. Plants that grow well with grapevines are those that lend a beneficial quality to the growing grapes. The question is what to plant around grapes? Find out here.

Mites On Grapevines: Tips For Controlling Grape Bud Mites

By Liz Baessler

Whether you own a vineyard or have just a plant or two in the backyard, grapevine pests are a serious hazard. Some of these pests are grapevine bud mites. Click this article to learn more about mites on grapevines and grape bud mite control.

What Are Seedless Grapes – Different Types Of Seedless Grapes

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Most consumers and gardeners may not give a lot of thought to seedless grapes facts, but when you stop to think about it, exactly what are seedless grapes, and without seeds, how does a seedless grape reproduce? Click here to learn more.

Growing Grapes For Jelly And Jam: What Are The Best Grape Jelly Varieties

By Liz Baessler

You can make jelly out of any grape, but some varieties are better suited than others. This article will help you learn more about growing grapes for jelly and jam and the best grapes for jelly and jam production. Click here.

Wine Grape Varieties: Learn About The Best Types Of Wine Grapes

By Gardening Know How

Grapes are developed on new shoots, called canes, which are useful for the preparation of jellies, pies, wine, and juice while the leaves can be used in cooking. They can also be eaten fresh. This article discusses which grapes are used to make wine.

Grapevine Varieties: Different Types Of Grapes

By Amy Grant

Want to can your own grape jelly or make your own wine? There's a grape out there for you. Learn about some of the more common grape varieties and the characteristics of different types of grapes in this article.

Container Grown Grapes: Tips For Planting Grapevines In Pots

By Liz Baessler

If you don't have the space for a traditional garden, containers are a great alternative. And grapes, handle container life well. Learn how to grow grapes in a container here.

Grapevine Fertilizer: When And How To Fertilize Grapes

By Amy Grant

The results of a soil test will tell you if you should be fertilizing your grapevines. If so, take a look at this article to find out when to feed grapevines and how to fertilize grapes. Click here for more information.

Witch Finger Grape Vine Facts: Information About Witches Finger Grapes

By Jackie Carroll

If you're looking for a great-tasting grape with an unusual appearance, try witch finger grapes. Read this article to find out about this exciting new variety of grape that is sure to become a hit. Click here for more info.

Fruit Split Of Grapes: Reasons Why Grapes Are Cracking Open

By Amy Grant

With suitable conditions, the only thing home grape growers need worry about is how to get the grapes before the birds do! Unfortunately, doesn't exist year after year, leading to the issue of grape berry cracking. Learn more about it in this article.

Grape Sour Rot – Managing Summer Bunch Rot In Grapes

By Kristi Waterworth

Summer bunch rot is a common problem of grapes, resulting in a partial or total loss of fruits if not caught early. Read this article to learn more about this grape disease. Click here for more information.

Blister Mite Control On Grapes: Treating Grape Leaf Blister Mites

By Amy Grant

If you have noticed irregular blotches or blister-like lesions on your grape leaves, you may be wondering what, or who the culprit is. Although you may not see them, chances are good that this damage is the product of blister leaf mites. Learn more in this article.

Muscadine Grapevine Planting: Information On Muscadine Grapevine Care

By Amy Grant

Muscadine grapes are indigenous to the Southeastern United States. Native Muscadine grapevine plantings have been cultured for over 400 years for use in wine making, pies and jellies. Learn how to grow these grapes here.

Grapevine Fanleaf Degeneration – Controlling Grapevine Fanleaf Virus

By Kristi Waterworth

There are plenty of plant viruses that no one has heard of, but few are as widely known as grapevine fanleaf virus. Learn how to identify a sick grapevine and what to do if this virus has made its way into your home garden with help from this article.

What Is Black Rot On Grapes: Learn About Black Rot Grape Treatment

By Kristi Waterworth

When grape black rot ruins your harvest, you may want to throw in the towel entirely. Fear not, there is black rot grape treatment, and this article will help with that. Click here to learn more.

Ripening Of Grapes: When To Harvest Grapes

By Amy Grant

Growing grapevines may create a lovely shaded oasis or an ornamental detail with the added bonus of edibility. But how do you know when to harvest grapes? Read here to get some grape harvest info.

Rooting Grapevines: Tips For Transplanting Grapevines And Grapevine Propagation

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Transplanting grapevines can be labor intensive. A better approach is to take cuttings and try rooting grapevines. The tips found in this article can help you with both. Click here for more information.

Disease Resistant Grapes – Tips For Preventing Pierce’s Disease

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Nothing is as frustrating as growing grapes in the garden only to find they have succumbed to problems such as disease - like Pierce's disease. Click here to learn more about Pierce's disease in grapes.

Treating Grapevine Problems: How To Take Care Of Grapevine Issues

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Grapevines are tough plants, but there are several pest, cultural and diseases, which can minimize the vigor of these plants. Learn how to treat common grapevine pests and diseases in this article.

Trimming Muscadine Vines – How To Prune Muscadine Grapevines

By Jackie Rhoades

Muscadine grapes have been cultivated since colonial times. Knowing how to prune muscadine grapevines properly is a must. Learn how to prune these grapes in the following article.

Tips For Improving Grape Fruit By Thinning Grapes

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The home gardener can get the largest crop from thinning grapes. The information in this article can help explain how to thin grapes to get the most out of your harvest. Click here to learn more.

Overwintering Grapes: How To Prepare Grapevines For Winter

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Grapevine winter care involves the addition of some type of protective covering and proper pruning, especially in colder regions. Learning how to winterize grapevines isn't difficult. Find out more here.

How And When To Prune A Grapevine

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

In addition to support, pruning grapes is a vital part of their overall health. Regular pruning is essential for controlling grape canes and producing quality fruit yields. Read this article to learn how to prune grapes.

How To Plant Grapes – Growing Grapevines In The Garden

By Amy Grant

Growing and harvesting grapes isn’t solely the province of wine producers anymore. You see them everywhere, clambering over arbors or up fences, but how do grapes grow? Growing grapes isn’t as difficult as many believe. Learn how to plant grapes in your landscape here.

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