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easy to grow as you can plant them up, give them basic care and you're pretty much guaranteed a good result:Potatoes; 'Charlotte', 'Sarpo Mira', 'Pink Fir Apple'Courgettes; 'Gold Rush F1', 'Gemmer F1'Pumpkins; 'Jack be Little', 'Rouge Vif d
I work at sea 8 months of a year and my back garden consists of grey stone slate chips and decking. I have troughs and tubs of veg and herbs along the back frence I would like to have a row of mini-fruit tress that grow no more than 2.5m high
and potatoes ready to harvest before the blight. I too have noticed a massive yield of blackberries to go with the gigantic yield of apples. I made a huge pot of soup all from produce from the garden today - quite yummy. Sugar peas are great, not just
and cotoneaster. But what I’d really like is a crab apple. It’s probably not the best option for my small, shady plot, as it requires a fair amount of sun, but I think I might chance it. A friend has one growing in her garden and I always feel a pang of jealousy
Hey, I have an apple tree and for the last two years it has started to come into leaf and then blossom and then it dies back about 20% to dead wood (which doesnt then leaf next year). I thought it was being strangled by a large bush growning under
Hi, I have a very small windy garden and I would like to plant a tree that grows to about 12' to 15' It will have to be planted very close to a fence, the soil is clay.any one got any ideas? not really a good idea to plant any tree so close to a
braised with apples? We had that last year, braised with apples — very nice it was too, but I wanted a change this year. Next year I’m planning on growing swede, so we can have mashed carrots and swede for Christmas lunch.If I raised a few turkeys
Left unchecked, canker can gradually spread to affect whole branches and sections of trees. Severely-infected old trees may be beyond rescue, while young trees are vulnerable to infection, particularly where other susceptible trees are growing
The pebble-sized raspberries that my mum grows, and which my granny used to grow. The tiny fruits are a pain to harvest but their flavour is amazing.
Apples from the gnarled old apple tree that (obviously) came with the garden.
Masses of French beans.
to grow probably an apple tree against the wall as an espalier. Could any of you please advise if there are any better varieties to use, we like juicy and crunchy if that helps! also best time of year to plant and anything special we need to do to the soil