Monthly Archives: February 2012

Top damage to newly planted fruit trees

There is always something, a few weeks ago it was mice chewing at the bottoms of the tree. Now I find on some of my newly planted trees, have had the tops chewed off, just clear of the 60cm high … Continue reading

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Just how small can you graft scions to rootstocks

This year some of my apricots have not produced much growth, so I am having to do the best with what we have got. But just how small can you go.

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Unusual red coloured apple tree wood – Merylinn

Its not very often you come across something you have never seen before. But whilst doing some apple tree grafting this year, I thought I had come across some diseased wood, as it was red stained. In looking into the … Continue reading

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This is a BIG BEE

Whilst digging out the leafmould from last year compost pile I came across this really BIG BEE. I do not know much about bee’s, but I thought they were looked after by the workers in the winter time. Maybee its … Continue reading

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