Grow Your Own Peach Tree

The peach trees are sprouting! Save stones from your favourite peach this summer and grow them on for your very own, hardy little peach (or apricot) tree. This is an awesome thing to do in schools. Choose a peach that’s ripe in term time, hardy and leaf curl free. A real treat for kids to […]

How To Prune A Grape

Grapes fruit on their new season wood. Prune them every year to avoid a tangle of shoots and to grow better fruits. Grapevines have a tonne of vigour and left to their own devices take over the garden, next stop the world. The good news is they can handle a hard prune, so if your […]

It’s Time To Feed Your Fruit Trees

The orchard is waking up. Hurrah! blossom will soon be here. The trees sleep is over, and so is the gardeners. Its time to get on the job. One of the best things you can do as fruit tree caretaker is to make sure you wander your trees regularly. Get to know them through every […]

Pruning Cuts Explained + How To Prune Feijoas

Before you prune anything, I want you to understand two types of pruning cuts. What a difference to your fruit trees when you give up heading and get thinning! Excerpt from ” Pruning Fruit Trees: A Beginners Guide“ Two Types of Pruning Cuts Thinning is the removal of a whole shoot or branch, taking it […]