Monthly Archives: June 2014

Pear Apple – A real unusual APPLE

Yes its an apple, but it is named as Pear Apple. It is a dessert apple on trial here at our nursery. But scions are available at http://www.gb-online.co.uk/prestashop/product.php?id_product=499 barerooted and potted are soon to be available.

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Wrinkly leaves – Blackcurrant bushes

These are typical photos of wrinkly leaves, that in this instance are on blackcurrant bushes. But the same effect can be seen on many species, be it cherries, apples or plums etc. In nearly all instances its due to aphids. … Continue reading

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TITAN-PRO 15HP Chipper Tyre sizes

For anyone interested the tyre sizes for a TITAN-PRO 15HP CHIPPER are Tubeless – 13×5.00-6 Max Pressure 24PSI In Use Pressure 15PSI

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Scions now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery

Scions now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery. Many new but old traditional varieties now available (only in limited quantities), typically. Apple (Dessert) – Benedictin – A sweet and tangy variety, one of the best autumn apples. Slightly susceptible to … Continue reading

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Rootstock now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery

Barerooted Rootstock now available for ordering for winter 2014/15 delivery Colt – Cherry Rootstock Krymsk® 1 (VVA-1) – Plum Rootstock M111 – Apple Rootstock M26 – Apple Rootstock M9 – Apple Rootstock MM106 – Apple Rootstock P22 – Apple Rootstock … Continue reading

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Lily Weevils are out and about.

Now is the time to check for notching on your lily leaves. If you go carefully you should see them. If you knock the stem they normally fall off into the undergrowth, where you cannot find them. One hand carefully … Continue reading

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This is a test post to Twitter and Facebook

I cannot seem to get cURL and SSL certificates to work on Windows7/apache server. Error message “SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details: error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failedArray”

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Prunus Shot Hole

This year there seems to be a large amount of ‘Prunus Shot Hole’ (Wilsonomyces carpophilus) about. This can affect any of the Prunus species plums, cherries and peach plants, but mine seem to on Almonds. It is a bacterium that … Continue reading

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Cherries Splitting – Erratic Watering

Its been a bad year this year with certain varieties beginning to ripen, and then due to erratic watering from above, many of the fruits have started to split. So much so the ants have found them and are beginning … Continue reading

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