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Fruit and Vegetable Gardening Tasks in Winter

Mid Winter Inspect stored fruit and discard any that have rotted. Spray fruit trees with a tar-oil winter wash. Carry out winter pruning of fruit trees and bushes as necessary. Before the middle of mid winter, feed trees or bushes … Continue reading

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The Fruit Garden in Late Autumn

Clear weeds from the soil around established fruit trees and bushes. On heavy soils, complete all work that involves treading on the ground. Late autumn is the best time to plant fruit because the soil is still workable and is … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Gardening in Mid Autumn

The fruit garden Order fruit trees and bushes for immediate delivery if this has not been done already. Begin to prepare the planting sites. Apply bands of vegetable grease around the trunks of established apple and cherry trees to catch … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Gardening in Early Autumn

The fruit garden Prepare storage places for apples and pears, checking that they are free from mice and that trays are clean. Pick fruit in cool conditions before it is fully mature. Exposed fruit at the tops of trees matures … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Gardening In Late Summer

The fruit garden Early top fruit varieties are beginning to ripen in late summer, and most soft fruits come to an end. Protect ripening fruit from birds by netting the trees, and lure wasps away from the trees with traps … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Gardening in Mid Summer

The fruit garden Most of the soft fruits are bearing produce now and will need attention after picking. Other fruit crops are nearing maturity. Continue to watch for codling moth attack on apples, and for red spider mite on apples … Continue reading

18. June 2011 by admin
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Fruit Gardening in Late Spring

There is still a risk of frost damage, but trees are now making more growth which will help to protect the flowers. Soil temperatures are also rising so that low-growing fruits are less likely to be frosted than earlier on. … Continue reading

17. June 2011 by admin
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Planning the Fruit Garden

The fruit garden Few home gardeners nowadays have space for an orchard. Fruit bushes, and certainly fruit trees, have to be fitted in as best they can, often at the expense of ornamental plants or part of the vegetable plot. … Continue reading

05. June 2011 by admin
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