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Pests & Diseases | How to Prevent and Control Pests & Diseases

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…* 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Plum Fruit Moth - Pests Commonly asked question(s): - What is the black crumbley substance around my plums and why are there maggots in them? What is the black crumbley substance around my plums and why are there maggots in them? The most common UK…

What to do in the garden in November

…and February. But don't be tempted to prune your plum trees now as they will be susceptible to the silver leaf fungus - wait until midsummer. * • Apply glue bands or greasebands to the trunks of fruit trees to prevent wingless female winter moths climbing the trunks and laying their eggs in the…

What to do in the garden in May

…water, light and nutrients. In the fruit garden * • Hang pheromone traps in plum trees from May to August to monitor Plum fruit moth activity. * • Hang pheromone traps in apple trees to reduce codling moth. * • Keep young fruit trees well watered whilst they are putting on rapid…

What to do in the garden in December

…garden * • Now is the perfect time to prune fruit trees to maintain an open, balanced structure and encourage quality fruit production. However plums, cherries and other stone fruits should not be pruned until the summer as winter pruning will make them susceptible to silver leaf fungus. Make…