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How To Avoid Silver Leaf

It is coming towards the end of the period when it is safe to prune plants that are susceptible to silver leaf.  There are number of fruit trees that are prone to this potentially fatal and untreatable fungal disease, most notably plum and cherry.   314 more words


Snap, Crackle and Jelly


The season of lightning strikes and unseasonally high winds has been upon us here in Central Europe, which has meant an early start to the apple harvest in our orchard: 37 more words

Food And Flavours From An Edible Landscape

Day 4 - Bolzano let the bike riding begin

Day 4 saw an early start for The Italian Crew as we were braced with another hot summer day that pushed into the high 30’s. 366 more words


Living apple tree museum could preserve long lost N.B. varieties

HOPEWELL CAPE, N.B. – An Albert County group is working with residents to save old varieties of apples in the area.

The food security awareness group is called Foods of the Fundy Valley. 297 more words


Car Parking Area Cleared

We are looking to have a car park for the volunteers and visitors to the orchards.

So our team of very determined volunteers, set about clearing the area, sorting out the wood we can use for the fire and the foliage that can be composted down. 88 more words