Category Archives: Citrus

Citrus Gall Wasp – Pruning

I have been battling citrus gall wasp for a few seasons now and have tried a number of methods to attempt to get rid of them.  I have tried slicing off the galls, I have tried ignoring them and I … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight – Finger Limes

There is a great deal I don’t know about the plant I am spotlighting this week but as I have just had my first harvest I am keen to share it with the world. These are Finger Limes: Finger Limes (Citrus … Continue reading

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Citrus News

Every time I listen to gardening talkback on the radio (about weekly) someone rings in with a question about looking after citrus.  I think this is partially because they do need some maintenance and partially because people really value the … Continue reading

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Lemons, so many lemons….

After The New Goodlife’s fabulous top 5 post about lemons earliers in the week and Bek from Bek’s Backyard’s adventures with Limoncello I thought it only appropriate I continue with the lemon theme for this week’s Thursday Kitchen Cupboard post. My … Continue reading

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Citrus Update

I have a number of citrus trees, which are all coming into new growth at the moment.  There’s a lemon tree in the front garden and 7 potted citrus out the back.  The potted citrus are all dwarf except for my finger … Continue reading

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