My nectarine and peach trees
With leaf curl, it does come down to prevention, which is essential. It can be controlled by applications of copper oxychloride or lime sulphur during the tree's dormancy (winter).
I would like some help
From your description, it sounds like your raspberry plant was attacked by the larvae of the raspberry bud moth - a common problem when cultivating raspberry plants. The larvae of this moth tunnel into and damage the canes, eat the fruit bud and the fruit itself.
What is wrong with my
From the photo you supplied, it looks like you have a fungus problem known as sooty mould which is caused by scale and/or other sucking insects and is a common problem on citrus.
What varieties of eating Apple
Choose apple varieties that are spur-bearing (fruit grows on small thorn-like shoots called spurs), like Granny Smith. Non-spur bearing varieties won’t produce as much fruit.
I have two very healthy
It is hard to envisage a honeysuckle plant not growing rampantly. The position where it is growing i.e. in the partial shade, could be the main reason why the plant has not displayed seasonal colouring and has not flowered significantly yet.
My eight-year old Stellar cherry
This is a very frustrating scenario, but you will be pleased to know that it is not caused by anything you are doing or spraying.
Last year, my peach tree
Unfortunately, over the past two springs, many parts of NZ have experienced heavy and continuous rainfall with a disastrous effect on the pollination of plum trees.
I want to try and
Choose a variety of apple that is spur-bearing (fruit grows on small thorn-like shoots called spurs), like Grannie Smith. Non-spur bearing varieties can be espaliered but won’t produce as much fruit. If possible, choose an apple that is grafted onto EM9 rootstock.
I have grown Pepinos for
Pepinos are a sweet and tasty fruit from Peru and Chile and do well in a sunny location with free-draining, fertile soil. Fruit set has always been a problem with pepinos and this is probably one of the main reasons why they have not become more popular as a home garden fruit.