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Blackberrypalooza — settling for bees

Patience. It’s a virtue. It’s just not one of my better traits. I planted three bare root, thornless blackberry bushes on the outside of my garden years ago. Not much happened the first two years. They grew, produced a lot of leaves and some berries, but nothing to write home about. Somewhere along years three […]

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Changing leaves and blackberry bushes – Autumn is with us | Stockwood CBS

Autumn is very definitely with us. The hedgerows are heaving under their heavy load of delicious blackberries, and the leaves of the chestnut trees are changing colour, and not just because of the leaf miner which these trees suffer from so badly, and some are even starting to fall. The grass however is still growing and with the currently good daytime temperatures the nutritional value should be reasonable.

A major debate for us this week has been centred on the health of our stock – which is on the face of it pretty good – but which might be even better if we could find ways of reducing the negative influe….

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