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November 26, 2019

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Citrus trees like lemons are susceptible to a wide number of diseases, pests, and nutritional deficiencies. They can be impacted by simple environmental stresses as well. So, if your lemon tree is losing its leaves, there are many possible explanations. Environmental Reasons often cause leaf drop Environmental reasons are the first likely cause. Severe cold, improper watering, not enough watering, too much watering, these all lead to environmental conditions that subsequently manifest in leaves dropping…

If you are growing a citrus plant, you need to be on the lookout for specific citrus tree problems. Knowing what problems are common can help you recognize the symptoms when they manifest and learn how to prevent those problems in future. Below we go over some of the most common citruses problems starting with Mealybugs. Learn more about growing citrus trees by clicking here Citrus Pests Mealybug The first is the mealybug. These are…

Citrus plants are not a hardy British plant, but you can still grow them successfully if you plant them in pots outdoors for summer, and bring them indoors for winter. The most common citrus tree to grow in the Uk, especially in milder parts of the country is the Meyer lemon but equally tolerant of cooler temperatures are kumquats but they all still need to brought indoors over winter as there only hardy to around…

While citrus is not a native to the UK there are still a few varieties that you can grow, especially if you grow them in pots. Once you have your citrus trees established, they may need minimal pruning from time to time to control the shape and sometimes reduce citrus plants that have become leggy but it needs to be done properly. See out top recommended citrus trees for pots by clicking here When to…

If you choose to grow citrus trees in pots, you will have a much more successful go of things in the UK because you will have the flexibility to control the environment, add extra protection when the weather drops, and bring them inside over winter. Of course, it’s just as important to choose the right type of citrus tree for your containers as not all varieties are ideal. In most cases, you will want to…

Growing citrus trees in pots and containers are the most effective way to enjoy the bountiful fruit production that citrus trees have to offer for those who live in the Uk with it’s less than perfect weather for growing citrus. Citrus plants don’t naturally survive the colder winter weather of most parts of the Uk but in a container, you have much more control over exposure, soil, and sunlight and more importantly fluctuations in temperature.…

Just as the computer geeks always carry those memory sticks around or cloud-compute their files feeling secure in their knowledge that all the necessary data is safe and sound, the hikers need backpacks to carry their stuff while they move around. Recreational activities in the UK have long become inclusive of variable outdoor sports and backpacking for spontaneous excursions in mountains or forests. Backpackers are adventure-loving people fond of activities such as hiking, trekking, camping,…