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Latest Comments
  • TimJ
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @Flynn - Well-aerated and loose soil is the best for avocados i.e limestone and sandy loam. The best pH range for a successful tree ranges between…
    16 July 2018
  • KittyJay451
    Re: Growing Avocados
    I've managed to grow about 10 from the stone, potted them and then put them outside on a patio table. Unfortunately two of them were knocked off,…
    14 July 2018
  • Flynn
    Re: Growing Avocados
    I've repotted it today as it was root bound. Keep reading about salt concentrations being high for brown leaves. It's indoors and growing it's…
    13 July 2018
  • JamieBl
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @Flynn - could be lots of reasons underwatering, overwatering, disease. Is it in a pot? If so it could be root bound. Would need more info.
    13 July 2018
  • Flynn
    Re: Growing Avocados
    Mine is about 1 year old 60 CMs and the leaves are browning badly. What can I do please?
    13 July 2018
  • Mel
    Re: Plum Trees
    @Woody - it might be about the variations in the water supply available at the roots. Hard to say really. the most important thing is not to waterlog the…
    13 July 2018
  • Woody
    Re: Plum Trees
    The plums on my tree are shrivelling up and dropping off. They appear to be ripening but then drop off. Some of the fruit is still green and plumping up…
    12 July 2018
  • Leo.
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @mum2-4 - especially with the great summer we've had so far. It's off to a good start. I have one - it's now at around 2ft tall. Fingers crossed.
    12 July 2018
  • mum2-4
    Re: Growing Avocados
    I’ve been growing an avocado plant (outdoors) for two years, I started from stone. Surprisingly it has managed to survive two winters and this…
    10 July 2018
  • Bewildered
    Re: Pear Trees
    lost first lot of pea size fruit two weeks ago now ten lots of new blossom showing will this mature. Tree is conference pear 5yrs old.
    7 July 2018
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