Monthly Archives: December 2012

When to start grafting – I think I could write a book on this.

It depends as to whether you are grafting onto 1 – A new rootstock that is bare rooted or potted. This is called bench grafting. That is you do it on a bench, hopefully in the dry and warmth. 1.1 … Continue reading

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A recent orchard visit – What a slope

A recent orchard visit near to Bristol, showed that apples can be grown at extreme locations. This orchard was on a very steep sloping 40 deg hill, well it was a bit bigger than a hill thou. Trees were growing … Continue reading

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