Planting your fruit trees carefully will help to get them off to a good start in spring.

Being shifted from the nursery is a shock to the tree, and always involves the loss of a lot of roots. Some tender loving care, plus the right soil additives, can help them to re-establish a strong root system as quickly as possible. Watering, weed control and pruning are all part of the picture.

Read the article in Winter – Week 5.