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Fruit Growing Problems due to the Weather

Apricot dieback, is quite noticeable like the following photos that I took this spring? For me, this effect seems very bad this year. We have had it occasionally in previous years. We have had tests done, but nothing to indicate … Continue reading

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Desolate winters day down the Orchard

A bitter late December 2014 winters day. A northerly wind blows the smoke from the Rugby Cement works chimney. Went down to sub zero temperatures, with no real warming up during the day. A watery cloudless sky, denotes another bitter … Continue reading

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Last frost of the winter ?? 1st and 2nd May 2014

It really went down cold for the last few nights. After way above average temperatures for the past few weeks and a very mild winter, a lot of the fruit trees are in flower early this year. We were expecting … Continue reading

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Hopefully the last frost

It was the 3rd May 2011 and we had a late frost, by only a degree or 2. But it caught most of my young walnut trees, and also my allotment potatoes that I did not earth up in time. … Continue reading

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