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Diseases to look out for on fruit trees in spring

By Josh Andrews Fruit trees are many gardeners’ best friends. We watch them grow from saplings into perfectly trained bearers of sweet plump produce, the reward for our patience and hard work. They need a lot of investment in time … Continue reading

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New Guide to Identify Mosses and Lichens of English Orchards

By Helene Coleman & Mari Whitelaw Guest bloggers, Helene Coleman and Mari Whitelaw, from the Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) East of England team, based at the University of Hertfordshire, talk about their recently produced guides to orchard mosses and lichens. … Continue reading

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