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Walnuts – Red Danube dropping 2 weeks early – 29th Sept

The Red Danube (Rode Donau) Walnut comes from southern Germany, the breed gets its name from the bright red-coloured nuclear membrane. The kernels are therefore commonly used in patisseries and chocolate factories. It is a healthy breed and it is … Continue reading

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Walnut ‘Coble Nos 2’ first time fruiting 2015

This is the first time walnut variety ‘Coble Nos 2’ has fruited. The tree has only one nut on it, and hopefully it will not fall off, and I hope the squirrels do not get it. It looks like its … 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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Walnut (Juglans Regia) – Red Danube

The Red Danube Walnut (syns Rouge de la Donan, Rode Donau) comes from southern Germany, the breed gets its name from the bright red-coloured nuclear membrane. The kernels are therefore commonly used in patisseries and chocolate factories. It is a … Continue reading

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2014 attempt at trying to ascertain the Walnut tree problems.

This years lures have been lifted high into the walnut canopy (28th April) and will be checked weekly.

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Walnut tree shoot problems – addendum

With the help of www.internationalpheromone.co.uk and Sam Jones DPhil. MSc. BSc (Hons). BSc (Hons). Scientific Consultant for International Pheromone Systems Ltd, we aim to narrow down what the bugs are. I have sourced from the above company a couple of … 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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National Walnut Collection at Northwick Estate

A quick visit to the Walnut Collection at Northwick Estate as part of the National Plant Collections run by www.nccpg.com

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Coughton Court (NT) Orchard, Warwickshire

A day out to Coughton Court (National Trust) in Warwickshire. A photo of the way they stake and label their trees. A good selection of apples and plum/gages. Their mulberry bush definitely looks worse for the cold winter we have … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Squirrel Deterrent

I have common walnut “Juglans Regia” trees, that are approx 20 years old. They have nuts on every year. But when the nuts get to ‘walnut’ size, they all disappear in a few days. No evidence on the ground of … Continue reading

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