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  • FruitExpert
    Re: How Do I Ensure Jars are Sealed Properly?
    Pamy - Your Question:Why had some of my jard with pears in is frothingOur Response:This can happ
    26 September 2017
  • Pamy
    Re: How Do I Ensure Jars are Sealed Properly?
    Why had some of my jard with pears in is frothing
    25 September 2017
  • MikeU
    Re: Apple Trees
    @Net - The apple sawfly causes the ribbon like scars on the outside of the fruit. They are small wasp-like insects which lay their eggs on the blossoms.…
    25 September 2017
  • Net
    Re: Apple Trees
    Please help. We bought two dwarf apple trees in spring 2017. Planted them in containers by a wall near the back door. We had heaps of blossom and lots…
    24 September 2017
  • Joss
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @Nic - haha, it's always the way! Shelter it from frosts and you should be fine. The Kent weather is usually clement enough...but you at least…
    18 September 2017
  • Astro
    Re: Plum Trees
    I have a beautiful plum tree that normally fruits in excess of 20lb of plums but last winter it blossomed in October/November even growing a couple of…
    17 September 2017
  • Nic
    Re: Growing Avocados
    After being frustrated at failing to grow my avocado seeds indoors for a year,this summer I just put them outside in disgust, in dirt in pots.…
    16 September 2017
  • Hele
    Re: Plum Trees
    @Jack - It could be brown rot. If so, the skin of the affected plums will have small grey raised bumps on it. The flesh inside the plum and beneath the…
    15 September 2017
  • Melissa78
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @funkey - the compost obviously helped and it's on a mission to grow. Just make sure you protect it from cold weather and or any frosts. Are you…
    14 September 2017
  • Jack
    Re: Plum Trees
    The fruit on my plum tree have brown scaley parts on them why is this?
    14 September 2017
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