Keeping your trees healthy is your best defence against attack by pests and diseases—this month we explain why. Unfortunately, no matter how healthy they are, trees and plants can’t protect themselves against birds, locusts, or the big pests like hares and rabbits, and nor can we influence the extreme weather conditions that create favourable conditions for pests and diseases. But there are many factors you can influence to give your fruit trees the best possible chance of defending themselves.

Read the article in Winter – Week 7.