Citrus, Strawberries and new Fruit Trees

Citrus trees are for sale in supermarkets and garden centres. I encourage you to think a little before buying in. Citrus love warmth (tiny wee baby ones more so) therefore it makes no sense to me to plant them out when we are coming into the coldest part of year. Late spring/ early summer is […]

April in the Orchard

Autumn marks the beginning of dormant sprays. So clean your backpack sprayer out and get ready to copper if your stonefruit had bacterial infections (cankers, oozing sap, cracks in bark, yellowing leaves followed by premature leaf fall) or leaf curl. Do this at leaf fall. Two of my apples had black spot so I’ll do […]