Monthly Archives: July 2016

Cherries Splitting – Erratic Watering

A common problem with many cherry varieties, is splitting or cracking, caused by erratic watering. The only cure to getting over this problem is to install an irrigation system of some sort.

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Mulberry – Another of the first top fruits of the season

With the white mulberry this one is Mulberry Red (Morus Rubra), and is also one of the first top fruits of the season grown outside. Morus Rubra is a tree which can reach 15m high x 15m spread but, in … Continue reading

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Mulberry – One of the first top fruits of the season

Here we have a Mulberry White (Morus Alba) which has masses of white fruit, that are very very sweet. One of the first top fruits grown outdoors to be ripe. Morus Alba is a tree which can reach 18m high … Continue reading

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Replacing Floor of an Ifor Williams GD84 trailer

The time has finally arrived, and its always at the most critical time. Whilst transport a heavy duty rough mower, the bottom fell out of my trailer. I knew it was a bit bouncy, but I thought it would last … Continue reading

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Date Plum – Diospyros Lotus – in flower

As a comparison with previous blog article here we have some Date Plum (Diospyros Lotus) in flower. Whereas the Diospyros Kaki flowers were something like 20mm across. These flowers are only 4mm across. Much much smaller, which goes in proportion … Continue reading

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Persimmons (Diospyros Kaki) are now flowering

The Persimmon flowers of the variety Rojo Brillante are now bursting open. The are quite large and are of wax like appearance. Rojo Brilliante belongs to the astringent cultivars classified (CFA), that is has fruits that are astringent and must … Continue reading

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