Category : Fruit growing

How to keep pests off strawberries

How to keep pests off strawberries

Strawberries are a wonderfully simple fruit to grow especially when you consider that they produce their own runners and can easily fill an entire garden bed providing luscious, bright red

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How to grow quince trees which are a great addition to your fruit tree collection

How to grow quince trees which are a great addition to your fruit tree collection

Quinces are ornamental flowering trees which live for a long time, grow to a medium-size and produce fruit and best of all, there not prone to some of the other

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How and when to prune quince trees

How and when to prune quince trees

If you are growing quince trees, it’s important that you prune the trees regularly. The trees tend to look after themselves quite well but you can help them by pruning

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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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