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Every article on this site that contains tips, techniques, hints and guides on fruit gardening can be accessed through this archive.

How to Plant and Grow Gooseberries

For centuries this fruit has been popular in British gardens. The bushes will grow in almost every kind of well-drained soil. Where possible, provide fairly deep soils with a good humus content that are highly unlikely to dry out in the summer. Make sure the soil is not short of potash, for a deficiency leads […]

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Foundational Guidelines for Growing Apricots

Generally speaking, it is more difficult to bring apricots into a fruitful condition than peaches or nectarines. They are cultivated successfully and on a large scale, in France, Italy, parts of the United States and Australia and other countries. Apricots will grow on greatly differing soils but they appear to prefer a medium loam over […]

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How to Grow Pears in Your Home Garden

Pears are a little more difficult than apples and if neglected, deteriorate more quickly but they repay good cultivation. Many varieties are self-sterile, so it is necessary to vow two or more different varieties for pollinating purposes—not always easy in a small garden. Pears are not simply sweet. Edward Bunyard said the following” “The pear […]

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