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  • shed
    Re: Espalier Pear Tree Losing Fruit: What is the Cause?
    I have a DUC D COMICE pear tree why is it sheddind it small pears any ideas shed
    5 June 2018
  • Jem
    Re: Apple Trees
    @Gayle- there could be many problems. An apple tree without fruit may not be getting enough sun or water or it could be over-fertilisation. Heavy…
    4 June 2018
  • Gayle
    Re: Apple Trees
    Hello , my self pollenating apple tree was terrible last year . The few apples that came seemed to be rotten . This year I’ve had a fantastic bloom and…
    3 June 2018
  • James
    Re: Apple Trees
    @nige - the apples may not be ripe enough - are you picking them too early? Or the fruit might not be getting the right nutrients from the tree. To test…
    1 June 2018
  • nige
    Re: Apple Trees
    why are my apples sour every year they are eating apples bought from shop grafted on to mother trunk
    28 May 2018
  • JiLL67
    Re: Cherry Trees
    @Jax53 - maybe it had never previously been pollinated and the new trees have solved that issue. Great that you have new life in it.
    25 May 2018
  • Jax53
    Re: Cherry Trees
    Hi, Years ago we planted a Flagpole Cherry tree, this tree never bore fruit, and last year I had bought Fruit trees, I went into my Garden after my…
    24 May 2018
  • 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
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