Monthly Archives: April 2015

How deep should I plant a grafted tree ?

It is surprising, but I get asked this question quite a lot. I think I can understand why, when you see on the TV the gardening presenters making a song and a dance about that you should plant to where … Continue reading

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Rabbit ring fence around orchard – missed a bit

I thought I had managed to ring fence my orchard against rabbits. But I was always a bit suspicious when the odd shoot of an apple tree was nipped off or a bit of bark was missing. I started thinking … Continue reading

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Very unusual to see this in the orchard or garden

  Here we have a crab apple that has fallen during the winter. Amazingly it was not eaten by the birds or the mice. It has rotted down during late winter/spring, and the seeds inside the apple have all started … Continue reading

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