**Plant pear trees in a sunny spot except in climates where the sun is very strong. Protect them from winds that are cold or salt-laden. In cold climates, plant them on a northern or eastern slope to forestall early bloom.
Great beginners article listing a few of the plants which are ideal for Companion Planting for Pear Trees - this is something that I am looking to do as I have two mature pear trees and have recently cleared brush out from underneath them.
Pruning apple trees in South Carolina home gardens and orchards. How to train and prune apples for fruit quality, pest control. Heading and thinning cuts, training neglected tree, watersprouts, suckers.
Cleveland Pears are a new cultivar of Pear Trees that are stronger, hardier and more beautiful than standard flowering pear trees. New Cleveland Flowering Pear Trees are great as ornamental or privacy trees.
With a delicious pear flavor but a firm apple texture, growing your own Asian pears is becoming a popular option for those with a home orchard. Get tips and information for growing Asian pears in this article.