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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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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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Citrus Leaf Miners

Annoying little critters aren’t they?  You can see their telltale trails on the leaves below: Although I don’t tend to get other leaf miners, my citrus are frequently attacked by citrus leaf miners.  The general consensus seems to be that … Continue reading

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