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Category: Winter

Family Tree Planting - Four Trees in One Hole!

Family tree plantings are a selection of deciduous fruit trees planted very closely together, with all branches pruned to grow outwards. Without looking closely, the trees appear to be one. Read more about 'Family Tree Planting - Four Trees in One Hole!'...


At the Nursery in Winter

Winter is our busiest time of year, with tree lifting, despatch, bagging/potting, seed sowing, rootstock harvest, benchgrafting, field grafting and planting. Phew! Read more about 'At the Nursery in Winter'...


Winter Tasks

Winter is a time of planting and housekeeping in the home orchard.  Read more about 'Winter Tasks'...


Winter Pest & Disease Prevention

Very few of us want to spray our fruit trees, but especially young fruit trees can be susceptible to pest and disease infections. Read more about 'Winter Pest & Disease Prevention'...


Winter Planting Season

How to plant bare-root treesMost deciduous fruit trees are grown by nurseries in the field, being dug or lifted during dormancy (in Winter when the tree is not growing and... Read more about 'Winter Planting Season'...