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Latest Comments
  • Trullimad
    Re: Plum Trees
    I bought a mature plum tree from a nursery a year ago. I say "mature" because its trunk is approx. 8 inches in diameter. It produced one plum this summer…
    15 October 2018
  • Mana
    Re: Orange Trees
    About a year ago we bought a house in Scottsdale, AZ where there is an orange tree.Last season there were many oranges on the ground with a hole on…
    2 October 2018
  • Kaycee
    Re: Growing Grapes
    Please I would like to know if there are Nigerian grape farmers here and I'll like to meet you. Thanks.
    29 September 2018
  • Jimiseven
    Re: Apple Trees
    Hello, Miniature golden delicious apple tree, year one, i have notciwd flower buds appearing for first time, surely too late at end September? What…
    24 September 2018
  • Sue
    Re: Growing Avocados
    I have an avocado tree I have adopted from my son's balcony. It is a healthy plant of about 4 and a half feet talk. It is too big to be in the…
    17 September 2018
  • CathOMG
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @bert - I have never seen anywhere (even garden centres) where I can buy an avo plant. Which supermarket was this and I'll keep an eye out next year?
    10 September 2018
  • bert
    Re: Growing Avocados
    I picked up an avocado plant from a supermarket and left it outside in the summer - no growth but a few of my chickens loved the leaves (they…
    9 September 2018
  • Lucy
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @Debs - great, the simple things are so much more pleasurable. I'd bring it in soon once it gets cooler as a young plant has a better chance…
    7 September 2018
  • Joss77
    Re: Plum Trees
    @Keirren - Do a small scratch test. You can scratch the bark of the trunk of the tree, just a small amount. If you scratch away the bark and the wood…
    7 September 2018
  • Debs
    Re: Growing Avocados
    I stuck a stone in a pot of mint and it has grown in this heatwave. I did not do the method with the cocktail sticks. I have repotted it and…
    7 September 2018
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