Tag Growing Fruit

Small garden vegetables

Here are some vegetable selections that you might want to try if you want to use the space in your garden sparingly

Mushrooms kits – log dowels

There are so many dowel kits to choose from – buying exotic mushrooms can be expensive, but it’s easy to grow them from your own back garden in logs.

Fruiting Cherry trees

A quick guide to fruiting cherry tree varieties to grow in your garden

Growing hardy figs in the UK

Here in the UK, Fig trees can survive temperatures as low as -10C, produce bountiful crops of highly nutritious fruit and look great as a focal point in any sized garden.

Growing Courgettes

A growers guide to courgettes: Courgettes are very easy to grow and will provide you will a good, sustained crop throughout the summer months.

How to properly prune fruit trees

Fruit laden trees are a welcome sight in any garden. Pruning your fruit tree is one sure way to keep it healthy, looking great and producing an excellent yeild, year after year.

Tomato blight – How to prevent

Tomato Blight is becoming increasingly common in the allotment garden, how do we prevent it from effecting our tomatoes and potatoes?

Warming soil – The hot-bed method

What’s the best method for warming soil? The temperature of soil is an important factor for yielding a productive and early crop. Warm soil will speed up the growing process and give you a head start this Spring.

Soft fruits for autumn planting

Autumn is a great time to plant soft fruits to get earlier crops for the next year or two. Here are a few suggestions of varieties to try, even if you are limited on space.

Growing a fig tree in the UK

For the past five years, I have been caring for a wonderful fig tree (Brown Turkey) in my south-westerly facing courtyard garden in a 12inch pot.

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