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  • Sofia
    Re: Growing Goji Berries
    Hi, Nice day,dear friend Hope this e-mail find you well, -:) This is Sofia Liu,a lovely girl from Yinchuan,Ningxia,we are the first…
    25 March 2015
  • Bill
    Re: Growing Goji Berries
    "I live in Mildura Victoria Australia. ..... am afraid I have never heard of them (in Oz). Seeds would be my only option and of course would…
    23 March 2015
  • FruitExpert
    Re: Pear Trees
    @artygirl - you could try growing them in containers, meaning that whatever fruit you grow will be more restricted because of the pots. However, they will…
    19 March 2015
  • artygirl
    Re: Pear Trees
    Hello, we have an allotment and I would really love to grow some pear and apple trees. Could you possibly suggest some varieties that would not grow too…
    16 March 2015
  • Brian
    Re: Growing Avocados
    @Loza - it is always a difficult one to answer as even of you think you are doing the right things the plant just doesn't seem happy or content on…
    3 March 2015
  • Loza
    Re: Growing Avocados
    Hi, I need some advice please. I'm growning an avocado tree in doors. I have plucked the two top leafs off and it has started growning new ones…
    28 February 2015
  • FruitExpert
    Re: Plum Trees
    @Frustrated - there may be a variety of reasons, one may be lack of nutrients in the soil, in which case the tree will produce poor-quality, underripe…
    23 February 2015
  • Frustrated
    Re: Plum Trees
    My plum tree, Black Doris has never produced a crop of mature, ripe plums. They get to be as big as grapes and are hard as stones. Then they drop off.…
    20 February 2015
  • Poppy
    Re: Pear Trees
    @Minnie - sometimes pear trees drop fruit when they are over-stressed or its resources are stretched through producing too much fruit, but it would not…
    19 February 2015
  • Minnie
    Re: Pear Trees
    I have a small pear tree and the last two years we have had loads of blossom and a lot of pears but the pears start falling off through the summer until…
    18 February 2015
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