Fruit & Veg

Peach : Prunus persica

This early-flowering member of the Rosaceae family, famous for its delicious fruits, is native to northern and central China. This explains why its need a warm, sunny place to do well, and in temperate zones, the peach, like the nectarine, … Continue reading

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How to Grow Fruit on the Garden Terrace

“A land of plenty” on your balcony or terrace is not difficult at all. There is always room for strawberries even on the smallest balcony and there is no longer any need for even fruit trees to reach for the … Continue reading

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Growing Brussels Sprouts

Yourgardeninginfo.com is a highly regarded source of information and tips in the Gardening field. They specifically share their best tips and info on growing brussels sprouts. On this subject, they tell us all about the type of soil required and … Continue reading

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Guide to Growing Strawberries

Strawberries are, of course, an essential feature of the English summer, and it is well worth growing a few plants. They are encouraging to grow as fruit can be produced in the first year after planting, and you can gain … Continue reading

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Guide to Growing Vegetables|Vegetable Garden

Vegetables are a diverse collection of plants, mostly annuals or biennials, grown for their edible parts. Almost by definition, they are usually eaten cooked, although a group, commonly distinguished as salad crops, is eaten raw. The name vegetable, although implying … Continue reading

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Guide to Growing Tree Fruit

Site and Soil Most gardens can grow some tree fruit, apples and damsons being the most suitable for cold, exposed areas. With the exception of figs, the best crops will be obtained from fertile loam with a pH around 6.5, … Continue reading

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Home Wine-making

Fruits, flowers and vegetables grown in the garden can easily be made into delicious wines. By following simple modern methods, it is possible to guarantee success and to produce wines that are better in colour, flavour and texture than ever … Continue reading

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VACCINUM

(D = deciduous leaf losing and E = evergreen) These belong to the same lime-hating family as the heaths and lings, and are among the few shrubs that thrive in boggy soils provided they are peaty. They bear edible berries … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberries are easy to grow, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise! I guarantee you that your strawberries will taste 10 times better than anything bought in store as they ripen on their stems in the goodness of our sun.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Herbs to Grow Indoors

Many edible plants can be grown indoors. Herbs and other edible plants make attractive additions to a windowsill and are often pleasantly scented. Growing edible plants indoors also means that they are close at hand when they are needed for … Continue reading

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