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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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UK droughts July 2018

UK droughts July 2018 We are having a bad year, starting 3 weeks ago, we have had no rain ! its a drought. Located in the center of the UK, we always seem to miss the rain. We have had … Continue reading

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Long hot dry spell, and then rain – Plums splitting

I cannot remember this ever happening. But this year, it has been quite hot and dry, followed by a sudden spell of rain. Not one variety but a number of nearly ripe varieties of plums, have started splitting. Making them … Continue reading

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