Category : Fruit growing

Best plants for raised beds and some great ideas for fresh fruit and veg

Best plants for raised beds and some great ideas for fresh fruit and veg

Raised beds make it easy to build a frame around your existing garden area, increasing the height and depth of the available planting space. With raised beds, you can take

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What’s eaten the leaves on your gooseberry bush – Sawfly

What’s eaten the leaves on your gooseberry bush – Sawfly

If you are growing gooseberries, you might have to contend with a few pests or disease here or there, trying to ruin your harvest. But what do you do when

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Diseases and pests that affect orange trees

Diseases and pests that affect orange trees

Orange trees are an evergreen citrus tree which means they don’t lose their leaves come Autumn. They produce beautiful flowers that are white and scented which results in delightful fruits

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Growing orange trees in pots

Growing orange trees in pots

Even though oranges are native to warmer climates, you can still grow an orange tree in your UK garden if you grow them in pots. The process does require the

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Growing lime trees in pots and containers

Growing lime trees in pots and containers

Lime trees are a type of citrus related to lemons and oranges. They grow on ornamental evergreen trees usually spanning between 1.5 meters and 1.8 at full maturity. Lime trees

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Growing Kumquat plants indoors

Growing Kumquat plants indoors

Kumquats are some of the most straightforward citrus trees you can grow indoors. The trees themselves are beautiful, and they boast dark green leaves with bright orange fruit. They are

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What causes curled leaves on Citrus trees and how to prevent it

What causes curled leaves on Citrus trees and how to prevent it

Citrus trees make for bright, delightful additions to any indoor or outdoor space. They also give you a steady supply of citrus fruits or whatever desserts you want to make.

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How to feed and water citrus trees

How to feed and water citrus trees

Citrus trees are not native to Britain, but you can grow them successfully in containers. You can leave them outside in the summer and bring them inside for the Winter.

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Overwintering citrus trees and how to care for them during winter

Overwintering citrus trees and how to care for them during winter

If you are growing a citrus tree, the best way to keep it healthy and happy in a slightly colder environment is to grow them in a container. If you

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How to grow Tayberries

How to grow Tayberries

Tayberries are a crossbreed of berries. They are a mix between blackberries and red raspberries, and they are named for the river in Scotland called Tay. These berries were patented

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