Category : Fruit growing

Pruning plum trees – newly planted and established trees

Pruning plum trees – newly planted and established trees

If you have a plum tree it is a common question to wonder when you should prune. The issue here is that the answer is really contingent upon your goals.

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When to pick gooseberries

When to pick gooseberries

If you are making jams, pies or tarts its best to pick slightly under-ripe gooseberries around June. Leave the rest to ripen which can be picked around late July when

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Pruning Redcurrants

Pruning Redcurrants

How to prune Redcurrants Redcurrant bushes are one of the easiest types of fruit bushes to grow, with a little pruning and care they will produce an abundance of fruit

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Pruning gooseberries

Pruning gooseberries

How to prune gooseberries Gooseberry bushes produce oval fruits which are often red, yellow or green depending on the variety and they taste beautiful either eaten fresh or when used

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Growing Gooseberries

Growing Gooseberries

How to grow gooseberries Gooseberries plants are probably one of the easiest fruit bushes to grow and they produce an abundance of sweet gooseberry fruits over the summer. You can

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Growing tomatoes in hanging baskets

Growing tomatoes in hanging baskets

Tomatoes are a favourite for many gardeners, with so many varieties available and different ways they can be grown it is often easy to see why. One of the best

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Black Russian Tomato, should you grow this unusual tomato?

Black Russian Tomato, should you grow this unusual tomato?

Black Russian Tomato Unlike most varieties of tomato that have attractive bright red skins,  the Black Russian tomato has a darkish brown skin that darkens with age as they mature.

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Looking for an unusual tomato, ‘Black Cherry’ could be it

Looking for an unusual tomato, ‘Black Cherry’ could be it

Black Cherry Tomato If you are looking for a new variety of tomato to grow this summer then ‘Black Cherry’ may be just what you are looking for. A true cherry tomato,

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Growing tomato plants from seed

Growing tomato plants from seed

How to grow tomatoes from seed If you want to grow your own food, one of the easiest types to grow are tomatoes plants. There are so many different varieties

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How to grow delicious tomatoes in pots this summer

How to grow delicious tomatoes in pots this summer

Growing tomatoes in pots There is nothing more satisfying than growing your own juicy tomatoes and then having the enjoyment of being able to eat your own freshly picked tomatoes which

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