Bees buzzing over pear blossom at Wisley: Orchard Blog March 2014 - with Jim Arbury

Spring is definitely upon us. After the late spring of last year I am surprised by this year’s early spring.

Spring is definitely upon us. After the late spring of last year I am surprised by this year’s early spring. I should be though with a mild winter and warm early spring weather it is inevitable. The first pear cultivars were flowering last week and are now in full bloom. These are early flowering pears such as 'Brockworth Park', 'Beurre Precoce' and 'Crawford'.

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