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Juglans (Nigra) Microcarpa – 4 seeds Available to purchase.

Sometimes called ‘Little Walnut’ or ‘Texas Black Walnut’. Only grows to 10m tall and has masses of nuts on. The squirrels do not like this one. Ours stay on the tree until winter. The nuts are about 20mm diameter. The … Continue reading

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Black Walnuts (Juglans Nigra) are ripe – End October 2014

This year it has been a massive crop of Black Walnuts (Juglans Nigra). Its now the end of October and they are beginning to fall. But watch out if one of those hits you, or the roof of your car, … Continue reading

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Black Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) control

The following is an abridged version taken from http://www.dejex.co.uk with the Vine Weevil Life Cycle imageĀ  taken from www.scottsprofessional.co.uk/files/tLXLwyPY6K.pdf. Also the images of adult and larvae have come from http://www.dragonfli.co.uk/info/vine-weevil-escalation Another good source of reading can be found at http://www.rhododendron.org/v57n4p219.htm … Continue reading

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Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset – October 2011

This proved to be a very interesting visit, with dogs being welcome. Our own personal tour guide, as it was so quiet, we were the only ones. A very good tour and historical information.  

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