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Latest Comments
  • Nievume
    Re: Growing Grapes
    Hello. I will like to grow a grapevine at the back of my house in Delta State Nigeria, West Africa. Is this possible? Where do I start from? Please…
    17 May 2018
  • RBH
    Re: Apple Trees
    @Sharon - if there is fungus growing on your tree it is likely to indicate tree rot. You can do a scratch test which means you can scratch a twig,…
    15 May 2018
  • Sharon
    Re: Apple Trees
    Last year I found fungal growth at the base of my tree. The fruit that year was the worst crop in the 20 yrs we have lived here. This year it has…
    14 May 2018
  • None
    Re: Pear Trees
    Have a family pear tree loads of blossom leaves ,after blossom died off ,all leaves died , and it looks like the tree is dying ! Never did this before…
    11 May 2018
  • ShO
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @Ray - yes they must be because the beast from the east has killed a lot of plants in my garden this year. At least in the greenhouse they are…
    11 May 2018
  • Ray
    Re: Growing Avocados
    I grew two plants summer of 17 using the cocktail stick method. They are in an unheated greenhouse. Went on holiday in February to get winter sun…
    10 May 2018
  • Carla
    Re: Plum Trees
    @annie - Hopefully it may come back. In the meantime, do the scratch test. Scrape a twig with a small pocketknife to reveal the layers beneath the bark. A…
    10 May 2018
  • Jem
    Re: Apple Trees
    @fred - A tree with no leaves when spring comes indicates your tree in some distress. While your dog urine has some acids and salts that can create…
    10 May 2018
  • Fred
    Re: Apple Trees
    My +30 year old apple tree was ringbarked by dogs urine over a number of years - I have tried to save by using moist moss under cellophane press (for 6…
    9 May 2018
  • annie
    Re: Plum Trees
    I took over this garden in feb 2017, including an old gage treethat had/has canker but was struggling on. I had the worst branch lopped off and treated it…
    8 May 2018
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