Healthy growth in spring is a key indicator of whether your fruit trees are growing properly. Shoot length and leaf colour all tell a picture.
Flowers are a great way to identify mystery fruit trees in your garden, which will help you look after each of your trees the right way.
Taking note of when your apple trees flower can help to solve pollination puzzles in your garden and even explain lack of fruit.
The miracle of watching fruit trees wake up in spring is the perfect antidote to the worry of things going wrong later in the season.
Sometimes pruning isn’t enough to achieve the shape you want in your fruit tree, and some extra training is required.