While you’re thinning, prevent disease

While you’re thinning, prevent disease

It’s the right time of year to start thinning your apricots, peaches, nectarines and plums. (It’s too early for apples and pears in our part of the world yet). Thinning is one of the 10 steps to ultimate fruit tree care, so yes – we reckon it’s...
How to Get Started with Fruit Thinning

How to Get Started with Fruit Thinning

Have you heard of fruit thinning but don’t know how (or why) to do it? It’s a simple but important technique to help your fruit trees bear a healthy crop every year.

Getting ready for cherry season

Getting ready for cherry season

Cherries are delicious but can be fiddly to grow, and the fruit can split if it rains. Discover the pros and cons, and learn why they’re totally worth it.

Do you have peaches on your trees?

Do you have peaches on your trees?

It’s time to check your fruit trees for early peaches or apricots, and learn what to do next. Look out for common diseases that can harm your crop.