This C18th method for protecting fruit trees from the cold sounds a bit suspect to me, but the author was clearly convinced.
A recently published research paper has outlined some of the possible implications of climate change for orchard growers.
Two nights of bad weather after early blossom has bloomed is bad news, but hopefully not the end of this year’s crop.
It’s every orchardist’s worse-case scenario: a sharp frost forecast just as the blossom is starting to open…
The recent UK-wide cold-snap will have been really good for our fruit trees – here’s why.