Finding insects in your fruit trees scares a lot of people, but in fact, a wide variety of insects is a good sign of biodiversity.
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 quite important! You...
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.
Apricots are delicious fruit, but fussy to grow in your garden. Here’s some of the things to look out for.
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.
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.
Green manure crops, cover crops, and understory all bring great benefits to the soil, but what’s the difference between them?
Every household needs a worm farm, and here are 5 simple steps for setting one up with almost no cost and very little fuss.
Learn how to spot the difference between healthy fruit tree flowers and those that are suffering from a common disease that can cause rot.
Are your fruit trees healthy this spring? Knowing what to look for and what’s “normal” will help you stay on track with your fruit tree care.
The classic “worm in the apple” is actually the larvae of the Codling moth, a very annoying pest that needs a planned effort to prevent.
Spring is the time when weeds really start to grow under your fruit trees. Managing them well can provide benefits for your soil.