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Almond and Cherry 2019 crop destroyed. Different reasons

Ok I do not grow huge numbers of Almond and Cherry trees, in comparison to a fruit farmer. But I was looking forward to a taste. The Almonds were no where near ready, with another 3 to 4 months to … Continue reading

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Montmorency cherries are ripe

Montmorency cherries are 2 weeks earlier (7th July)  than Morello cherries (21st July). These are cooking cherries also known as Duke cherries or sour/acid cherries, can be used in pies etc and cocktails. The bushes are dripping with Montmorency cherries, … Continue reading

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New book published ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook’ By Ben Pike

Its not very often that I recommend a new book. But ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook‘ By Ben  Pike has just been published by GreenBooks. Its for the amateur and expert, covering Apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches , nectarines, mulberries, medlars … Continue reading

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Protection Against the Blackbirds

If not too late protect your cherries against the blackbirds. As if you think they are nearly ripe, they will be gone by tomorrow.

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