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Hardwood cuttings to propagate your fruit plants.

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

October gave a party;
The leaves by hundreds came;
The ashes, oaks, and maples,
And those of every name.
George Cooper (1838–1927), U.S. poet.

You may have noticed over the last few days the signal that October is on its way. The leaves have ever so slowly begun to fall from our trees.

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Wasps on fruit, how to prevent, deter or kill this problem.

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

“Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp’s nest”.
Chinese Proverb.

It feels like this year is fast becoming the year of the wasp. Despite all the wet weather we have received there has been plenty of wasps around. You would expect the dampness would put them off, but no, they seem as plentiful as they are in a warm summer, if not more so.

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Garden buckets, a personal “bucket list”.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Have you heard of the movie “The bucket list”? It details the trip taken by two men who work their way through a list of things they wish to experience before they die. The “bucket list” in the title was a roster of things to do before the movies main character “kicks the bucket”.

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Apple trees, first you get the blossom, then the fruit.

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

Whenever apple trees are mentioned or wrote about, the main focus always seems to be on their thirst quenching fruit.
The flower of the tree or apple blossom gets forgotten about for the most part, as we once again concentrate on our belly and what goes into it.
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