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  • PeteT
    Re: Pear Trees
    @Lea - you can't really stop the tree blossoming - it's all to do with our freak weather! Cold snaps and then the tree thinking it's spring again.
    29 September 2016
  • Lea
    Re: Pear Trees
    My conference pear tree came into blossom last autumn then had some tiny pears which fell off. all summer we thought the tree was dying as it had brown…
    28 September 2016
  • FruitExpert
    Re: Cherry Trees
    caroline - Your Question:I have a cherry tree in front garden, it was there 14yrs ago when the houses were built, it does not have cherries on it and h
    27 September 2016
  • caroline
    Re: Cherry Trees
    I have a cherry tree in front garden, it was there 14yrs ago when the houses were built, it does not have cherries on it and has a thin trunk ,it weeps…
    26 September 2016
  • Hazle Weatherfield-C
    Re: Plum Trees
    I have just moved house and inherited a plum tree, that has outgrown the wire training strings holding its lower branches. It is now well over 6ft and…
    23 September 2016
  • FruitExpert
    Re: When to Harvest Fruit
    None - Your Question:When to remove Bramleys.We have a mature Bramley tree, which has a great crop of large cookers. I've always understood…
    20 September 2016
  • FruitExpert
    Re: Plum Trees
    Hopeless Gardener - Your Question:My Victoria plum tree is laden with small red fruit but all the plums are shrivelling. What is the cause and what sho
    20 September 2016
  • None
    Re: When to Harvest Fruit
    When to remove Bramleys. We have a mature Bramley tree, which has a great crop of large cookers. I've always understood that the trick is…
    19 September 2016
  • FruitExpert
    Re: Growing Avocados
    Nick - Your Question:There is a fruiting avocado tree in London, just off Ladbroke Grove.Our Response:
    19 September 2016
  • FruitExpert
    Re: Growing Avocados
    mum2-4 - Your Question:Trying to grow my second (first was indoors and died) this second one I planted directly into the soil and took weeks to…
    19 September 2016
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