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Soft Fruit Advice

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Pruning Blackberries
18 Jul 2016

How to Train & Prune Blackberry Bushes  Planting Blackerries - Browse our Blackberry Plants for SaleBlackberries are a really easy plant to grow. You can let them grow freely as a bush, but the easy way to get the most fruit is called the weaving system. This helps keep the plants healt...

Pruning Gooseberries
18 Jul 2016

Training Gooseberry Bushes  Your plants can be grown as single stemmed cordons if you are low on space, but the best way to grow them is as a fairly upright, open centered bush. Gooseberries make fruit in 2 places: little spurs on the old wood and at the base of side-shoots that grew the y...

How to Grow Blackcurrants
18 Jul 2016

How to Grow Blackcurrants  Blackcurrant bushes are very simple to grow. They are one of the few soft fruit bushes to like damp soil, but they do need plenty of sun and a sheltered position in the North & Scotland. Basic Rules of Growing Blackcurrants: They fruit well on two and thre...

Rhubarb - Growing Advice
18 Jul 2016

Growing Rhubarb  Rhubarb plants are perfect for beginners & low-maintenance lovers. For best results, we recommend that you dig your patch over at least a month before planting, improving it with lots of well rotted compost and/or manure. Where to grow Rhubarb: Soil: Rhubarb needs fer...

Video: Heeling in bareroot plants and trees before planting
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

How to heel plants in In this video we walk you through the do's and don'ts of looking after bareroot plants in freezing weather or if you cannot plant for some time. It applies as much to fruit trees, soft fruit and roses as it does to hedging and ornamental trees.

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