News

New for Spring 2020!

Bare Root Special Orders – New Trees from Gilby’s! We are expanding our bare root tree offerings into shade trees, shrubs, special fruit trees and small fruits you cannot currently find in our store. Contact us at gilbysorchard@frontier.com and let Read More …

Order Online

Order Your Bare-Root Trees Now! To ensure you get exactly the fruit trees you want – don’t delay. Trees can be picked up at Gilby’s Orchard or we can ship them to you via Spee-Dee Delivery anywhere in the eight Read More …

Buy Bare Root Dwarf, Semi-Dwarf & Standard Trees

You can now order your Dwarf (10′), Semi-Dwarf(15′), and Standard(25′) bare-root fruit trees for Spring 2018 pickup. The sooner the better, so we can plan our inventory to suit your needs for next spring. You can look over the specifications Read More …

We’re Shipping Trees in 2020!

We will be shipping our 7-8’ trees throughout MN, ND, SD, WI, IA, IL and some cities in Nebraska, Michigan and Missouri to your target location, for very reasonable prices. You may also pick up at our location in Aitkin, Read More …

Get Your First Kiss at Gilby’s!

First Kiss Apples - Gilby's

First Kiss Apples – A Big Hit! Yes, First Kiss apples will be ready about August 30, 2020! Gilby’s is recognized by the University of Minnesota as one of the very few orchards to debut these wonderful apples! We sold Read More …

Fruit Tree Growers Consulting

Call Us – We Offer Free Consulting!   Yes Free! Your Guide to Success! Let us help you with:   Your Personal Orchard design. Selecting Correct Apple Tree for optimal pollination. Care and Planting. Selecting Correct Root-stock to meet your needs. Read More …

New Tree Bark Protection System

Gilby’s Orchard & Nursery – Protect Your Tree’s Ground Level Bark with: Gilby’s SMART Tree Bark Protection System Protect Your Tree Investment the Right Way! Introducing Gilby’s Tree Bark Protection System Better than spiral-type tree bark sleeves. Slit lengthwise….snaps on Read More …

High Density Orchards

Minnesota Apple Growers

Learn how to incorporate dwarfing apple trees into a high density configuration in your orchard to maximize your yield. Go here to view our Powerpoint presentation, taken from  recent apple growing classes at Gilby’s. Go Here

Gilby’s Fruit Tree Spray Program

North Central Minnesota Basic Apple, Pear and Plum Spray Program. Are you looking for quality fruit this year? If so, you need to start your spray program by May 1st! When we got started growing Apple trees we were in Read More …

It’s Time to Prune Your Apple Trees.

It’s that time of year again; time to prune your apple trees.  Why is pruning so important? Encouraging fruit production, air flow, and light penetration. Encouraging fruit production:  You will only get fruit on 1-3 year old wood. Air flow:  Read More …