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Bosc pear, winter irrigations, water softener and yellow bottlebrush
January 21, 2019 Bob Morris

This episode discusses how to get Bosc pears to produce more fruit when a pollenizer tree is not close by. Bob Morris also talks about irrigating fruit trees in general using the old farmer technique and new technology. Everybody knows that water softeners are the bane of landscape plants if you're not careful. Learn some techniques that might save a few landscape plants from dreadful "water softeneritis". Lastly, Lemon bottlebrush sometimes has yellow leaves and it's not because it's a lemon bottle brush. Learn how to correct this problem and what causes it.

This episode discusses how to get Bosc pears to produce more fruit when a pollenizer tree is not close by. Bob Morris also talks about irrigating fruit trees in general using the old farmer technique and new technology. Everybody knows that water softeners are the bane of landscape plants if you're not careful. Learn some techniques that might save a few landscape plants from dreadful "water softeneritis". Lastly, Lemon bottlebrush sometimes has yellow leaves and it's not because it's a lemon bottle brush. Learn how to correct this problem and what causes it.

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