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'Pruning Patio Plum Trees'

How To Grow Fruit Trees

…later on. * Apple and pear tree pruning should be carried out in the winter months, between November and February, when the tree is dormant and it is easier to see the shape of the tree. If you're growing cherry trees, plums, apricots or peaches these should be pruned in the summer to reduce the…

What to do in the garden in June

…crops 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…

Fruit Growing Guide

…from our specialist nurseries your trees have been given special cultural treatment during growth to promote the production of side 'feathers' (branches), leading to the formulation of a well-branched tree in due course. Your trees have been carefully pruned on the nurseries by expert staff, and…

What to do in the garden in February

…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 blackcurrant bushes, gooseberries and…

Thompson and Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 12th July 2013

…as the neighbouring plum trees are thriving this is a bit of a puzzle! Unless your plum tree is sited in an area which would give it different soil conditions or a different micro-climate to the other trees it may be the plant itself. If you wanted to give your plum tree another chance you could…

What to do in the garden in December

…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 them susceptible to silver leaf fungus.…

What to do in the garden in January

…• 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 them susceptible to silver leaf infections. * • Prune

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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…

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,…