Category : Fruit growing

Growing fruit trees in containers – The complete growing guide

Growing fruit trees in containers – The complete growing guide

Growing fruit trees in a container are not nearly as difficult as you think and it brings with it some advantages. A smaller fruit tree in a container is much

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What to do with strawberry plants after fruiting

What to do with strawberry plants after fruiting

Strawberries are a wonderful fruit, that given the right conditions will provide ample fruit throughout the season. But what happens when the plants have finished fruiting? All too often gardeners

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How to prune a cherry tree

How to prune a cherry tree

If you have a cherry tree in your garden, the fruit you can enjoy is well worth the effort of some regular pruning. Pruning not only helps revive otherwise older

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How and when to prune an olive tree

How and when to prune an olive tree

If you have an olive tree at home, don’t get overwhelmed at the prospect of pruning. Pruning a large tree is not as difficult as it seems, and in so

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How to prune a pear tree

How to prune a pear tree

If you have a pear tree, do not be put off by the idea of pruning. Instead, take it a little at a time and you can enjoy a properly

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Growing vegetables and fruit in hanging baskets

Growing vegetables and fruit in hanging baskets

Hanging baskets are a wonderful way to take advantage of a small space. They work well for people who only have small porches or balconies without a large garden, people

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How to keep birds out of hanging baskets

How to keep birds out of hanging baskets

We all love hanging baskets for the added geometry and height they bring to any garden. Their versatility means you can grow just about anything in them from stunning floral

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How to grow tomatoes upside down in a hanging basket

How to grow tomatoes upside down in a hanging basket

There are plenty of planters that give you more character in your garden space and upside-down planter is one such idea. In fact, they have become a very fun and

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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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