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Posted: 25/11/2015 at 07:10
cheers all ok off they come today i'll leave one on each tree a bit longer maybe eat next week. i'll try storing in the porch no heating in there except sun but should be fine in shaded part.maybe construct a small meshed apple store in time for next year. need to declutter the shed!!.


Posted: 23/11/2015 at 14:13
I have been keeping a few eating apples on the trees this year with the idea they might keep better than storing which I have not had much success. I had hoped for some at christmas they have survived the wind and not ready with a twist but we have eaten some really nice! Now today caught heavy frost will they have to be used now or will they still be ok if left ?


Posted: 16/10/2015 at 03:51
a quick jet from the hose seems to work wonders and a comment from the owner as the wet cat dashed indoors.The comment was appropriate " I don't blame you I wouldn't like a cat S******* in my gardening !!.
The way ahead constant watering.

Unidentified cherry pest

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 08:02
i'm sure cider makers don't search every apple or for thgat matter jam makers so some processing seems fine but how safe is eating fresh?

Unidentified cherry pest

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 07:21
good news
my raspberries and goosegogs have not been affected, however i just caught in time one bush with sawfly larva which I dealt with soapy water hand pick and a good hose down. bush is on edge of fish pond to help stop cats so obviously no spray. half the leaves were eaten in a day !!! kev

wall flower

Posted: 03/08/2015 at 07:07
ok thanks everyone I'll save in envelopes marked and dated for sow May.
good tip from Monty Don write what's in envelope i'm no elephant!

wall flower

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 07:59
Hi, i have just collected some seed pods from plants . Whats best to do with these store ,sow ? or discard.?

Rat problem

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 04:52
yes bird feeders also bring mice and other vermin as well as do chickens rabbits etc good house keeping of these is key in these areas.Baited cage traps work well and bait stations but not for the faint hearted .if you have a big problem pest controllers are available,

Unidentified cherry pest

Posted: 29/07/2015 at 15:56
hi again,
has a spray or prevention method been recommended for next year or is this now bush tucker only.?

Unidentified cherry pest

Posted: 18/07/2015 at 13:48
hi had trouble with reply now working clicked basic editor so now able to type. Anyway my location is lowestoft the most easterly point of Britain maggot came out when put in syrup so may also work with just water or maybe a light brine.
sorry for the delay in reply.
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wall flower

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cut or leave ?

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