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Autumn / automne Fruit trees Insects / Les insectes Plant diseases / Maladies de plantes Trees / Les Arbres Winter / Hiver

Traitement hivernal des arbres fruitiers / Winter treatment of Fruit Trees

English version lower down the page … Après un automne difficile en raison des pluies torrentielles, alors que de tels travaux seraient normalement effectués, il est encore nécessaire de traiter les arbres fruitiers pendant leur période de dormance. Le traitement hivernal des arbres fruitiers consiste à essayer de réduire la quantité d’insectes nuisibles sur les […]

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Autumn / automne Fruit trees Handy Hints / Astuces Insects / Les insectes Tried & Tested / Essayé et testé

Solabiol Glue bands / Solabiol Bande de glu

Version en français en bas de la page … Tried and Tested Tree Glue Bands from Solabiol In autumn it is useful to fix a glue band of some description around the trunks of fruit trees. This is because as winter approaches harmful insects tend to migrate both up the trunk towards the branches to […]

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Autumn / automne Autumn leaves / Les feuilles mortes d'automne Fruit trees Plant diseases / Maladies de plantes

Fungal diseases of fruit trees / Maladies fongiques des arbres fruitiers

Version en français en bas de la page … The wet autumn has encouraged the proliferation of leaf disease on fruit trees. Some of the most prevalent are peach leaf curl, brown rot and scab. They are all caused by air-born fungus spores. Nowadays, there are no ‘chemical’ fungicides available to the domestic gardener, so […]

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Handy Hints / Astuces

Handy hint for fruit trees / Astuce pour des arbres fruitiers

With autumn approaching and the leaves starting to fall, it’s a good idea to spray your fruit trees with Bordeaux mixture. This will protect the openings of the leaf-stems, where they fall from the branch, from disease. This is the brand I’m going to try this autumn… Alors que l’automne approche et que les feuilles […]