This year I bought a third of an acer in town, on the lot are the remnants of an old apricot orchard with fairly old trees as well as a large apple tree. My house is a series of additions off a 100 year shack from the homestead that was once here. So I assume the trees are very old. The apple tree was full of earwigs and I was struggling to find any apples with out hole in them, even towards the top of the tree(30 feet up) the apples were badly damaged. The apricots have some kind of disease as well (I cannot find a picture). Anyways, obviously I need to do some pruning but I won't be able to do that until next year, I'm hoping there is some kind of treatment I can use on them to take care of the pests and disease so I can have some viable fruit. The trees are too large for me to thoroughly spray and I was wonder if anyone knew of anything I can apply that will be systematic but safe? Also any hints or tips would be great, I'd like to make some $ off the trees instead of just feeding the deer.