Fruit trees make fantastic homes for lots of wildlife, although not all of it will be welcome! Keep your eyes open and check your trees regularly for signs of any problems. This is particularly important when the trees are young since an early infestation of diseases and pests can cripple the trees and they won’t establish well.
This comprehensive resource features an at-a-glance identification guide to some common fruit tree and plant problems. Beware...there are many more!
One of the main reasons why YMCA centres got involved in this project was to influence community perception of the YMCA residents and this project at YMCA North Tyneside has definitely achieved that.
We want your trees to be well planted and perform well, and hope that the following tips will guide you in the handling, storage, planting and aftercare.