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Silver Leaf Fungus | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…the leaf tips on my cherry tree starting to go brown and dying? It was indoors for a month before moving it outside. - Why is our Victoria Plum Tree dropping sprindley branches which have curled leaves since it was pruned in January? Why are the leaf tips on my cherry tree starting to go brown and…

Plum Fruit Moth | Pests | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Help | Gardening Information

…* 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 pest that might cause this…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 31st May 2013

…Adams Question: I purchased a victoria plum from you in 2011. Last year I had a few plums but this year there has been no blossom at all. Can you explain what I am doing wrong? Answer: Hi John, unfortunately this can happen in some years and can be due to pests or weather conditions, rather than…

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

…equipment. Pests Pest Question(s) Ants - How do you get rid of ants in compost bins? - Why are there lots of ants on my peonies? - How can I get rid of ants destroying my acers in my garden? - How can I stop ants on my garden vegetables? - Why have I got ants all over the trunks of my apple trees?

Gardening Questions & Answers

…* Pests attacking seedlings * When to plant out perennials Q&A from 30/05/2014 * Rose flowers drooping * Tree Peony not flowering * Ants nest in lawn * Leaves dying on cherry tree * Small tree recommendations Q&A from 02/05/2014 * Powdery Mildew Problems * Leaf-curl aphids on plum trees * Growing…

What to do in the garden in November

…• Prune pear and apple trees anytime between now 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…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer session 2nd September 2011

…plant debris until the weather warms up again in spring. Name: Wes Halton Question: I have a plum tree with really bad capsid infestation whats best way to deal with it? This year almost every leaf and plum is affected. Answer: Hi Wes. The majority of Capsid damage occurs in spring when the nymphs…

What to do in the garden in September

…strawberry plants and clear away any used straw, as this will harbour pests and diseases over winter. * • Look out for rotting fruits on your pear, apple and plum trees. Pick them off as they will spread disease if left on the tree. * • Pick blackberries as they ripen and use straight away…

What to do in the garden in February

…Continue to plant raspberry canes for the coming summer. * • Prune apple trees and pear trees whilst they're still dormant. Leave plum trees, cherry trees and apricots until the summer as pruning these fruit trees now will make them susceptible to Silver Leaf disease. * • Prune…

What to do in the garden in August

…your crops with a bird scarer made from CDs tied to strings. * • Harvest your fruit trees - cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines and apricots should all be ripe now! Early varieties of apple trees will be ready towards the end of the month. * • If you have a glut of autumn raspberries,…

What to do in the garden in December

…network of hard wearing paths. In the fruit 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…

Plants for Wildlife | Plants for a Purpose

…attracting wildlife Spring flowering plants for attracting widlife Attracts Attracts Attracts Interesting Features Fruit trees e.g. Apple, Cherry, Plum, Pear and Almond trees Crab apple Quince Blackcurrants/Redcurrants Gooseberries Alyssum 'Golden Queen' Aquilegia Aubrieta Berberis Bergenia…

What to do in the garden in May

…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 growth. * • Remove blossom and fruits from newly planted fruit trees to allow…

How to grow tomatoes

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What to do in the garden in July

…pinching out the tips of sideshoots after they have developed five leaves. * • Prune your plum, apricot, peach and cherry trees now. Pruning these species in the summer reduces the risk of these trees getting silver leaf disease. * • If you've trained your apples and pears as cordons, fans…

What to do in the garden in January

…and may harbour pests and diseases. In the fruit garden * • Begin pruning your apple trees and pear trees if you haven't done so already - this is best done whilst they are dormant. * • Leave plums, cherries and apricots unpruned until the summer as pruning these fruit trees now will make…

What to do in the garden in June

…from carrot fly by covering with horticultural fleece or enviromesh. In the fruit garden * • Start to prune your plum or cherry trees now. * • Although fruit trees will naturally shed some fruit (called the 'June drop'), aim to thin out congested branches further for bigger and better…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 29th November 2013

…what type of trees they are. If they are deciduous trees then 'yes' you can prune them any time from now right through to the end of February. Although members of the Prunus family are best pruned in summer to avoid the risk of silver leaf disease - this includes cherries and plums. Evergreens are…