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Q.Orchard in Dog Yard

Anonymous added on February 19, 2014 | Answered

I live in a rural area with lots of whitetail deer. I have a fenced in veggie garden. I also have a large fenced in dog yard. What are your thoughts on putting a few fruit trees in an area that has been used by dogs for years?

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Answered on February 19, 2014

As long as the fruit is not coming in contact with any dog droppings, it should be fine. I would have the soil tested for pH, just in case. If it is a smaller yard, the urine from the dogs may have affected the pH.

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