At this time of year when we are all searching for the Perfect Present for Loved Ones we have put together some ideas for the Garden Lovers Amongst Us. This is not necessarily for Gardeners but for all those with gardens or for those wanting a new garden so don’t be put off if you haven’t got the greenest fingers in the world just leave this guide handily open and hopefully someone will take the hint 😉
So what is with all the wasps? I know its the time of year but this year there seems to be an exceptional amount of them, they’re everywhere and is it just me or do they seem to be very aggressive little devils! One of things that is really enticing them is the fruit from our trees so I’m trying to pick them super quick to ensure that they are kept to a minimum and to be honest picking the fruit as soon as it is ripe is always a good idea as any fruit that drops is the very worst thing for attracting vermin to our garden so Read More
Fruit trees crop late in the season, from September to October , and you can store the fruit if you do it right until around Christmas to January although eating apples and pears within the first week or two fresh from the tree is always the best, crispest fruit.
Now that we are reaching the latter stages of the harvest and leaning towards the dormant period (from November to March), it’s pruning time for apples and pears – unless they are espaliers, fans or candelabras which are pruned in summer. Don’t prune the stone fruits such as plums, almonds or cherries as these are susceptible to silver leaf disease if pruned in winter.
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