Monthly Archives: September 2014

Easy way of planting large quantities of trees.

If you have a large quantity of trees to plant, you have got to think of a quicker method than just a spade. Especially when our land is clay based and at the moment it is unusually dry, and we … Continue reading

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Wild Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Now is the time of year for crumbles and the likes, as autumn is nearly here. The wild blackberries are all over us now. They will soon be going over. A few large ‘Arthur Turner’ cooking apples and a small … Continue reading

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Botrytis the blight of Greenhouse Crops

Botrytis cinerea is one of the most common fungal disease of greenhouse crops. The disease is often referred to as grey mould because it produces a crop of grey fuzzy-appearing spores on the surface of infected tissues. This fungus can … Continue reading

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Apple – Rouget Plouer (updated photo)

A native of the town namesake, grown in the northeast of Cotes d’Armor and the surrounding communities of Ille-et-Vilaine The fruit have firm flesh, tart, sweet, juicy. Very productive, flowering midseason. Good resistance to parasites. Mainly used for cooking, ready … Continue reading

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Apple – Francis Thorrington

Raised in Essex by F.W. Thorrington. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1925. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp flesh with a very sweet and aromatic flavour. Its mother being Coxs Orange Pippin.

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Strange Apple ? A red eye – Longkeeper

Strange Apple ? A red eye – Longkeeper As the name implies this variety can be kept well into June of the next year. The fruits are quite large, pale yellow/green with a firm flesh that is sweet-acid. Trees are … Continue reading

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A really nice looking apple – Scott Winter

A really nice looking apple – Originated in 1796 at Westfield, Connecticut. First introduced by Dr. Hoskins of the Scott Farm, Newport, Vermont. A favourite dessert apple for those who like them tart. Flavour improves with storage. Highly valued for … Continue reading

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Buy an apple orchard – Now – At less than trade prices

Now is your chance, and be quick to buy an apple orchard at less than trade prices. Check us out at rainsbrooknursery Please note – buy more than one lot and you pay no additional shipping costs.

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Sale of Apple Tree Rootstock, Scions and tape – for Home Grafting x 4

Just put up on Ebay, have a check at rainsbrooknursery M26 Apple Rootstock x 4 Apple Scions x 4 Grafting tape

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potted Heartnut and Burr Oak trees just put up for sale on Ebay

Have a check at rainsbrooknursery Heartnut Burr Oak

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