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How to Grow Strawberries
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How to Grow Strawberries

If you love strawberries, then this guide will show you how to grow strawberries from scratch. Strawberries are a supermarket favourite, and they’re easy to grow at home. This guide will take you through everything from planting your own strawberry plants to looking after them once they’re established. You’ll be enjoying homegrown strawberries in no…

A Quick Guide to Growing Blueberries
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A Quick Guide to Growing Blueberries

What is a blueberry?             The blueberry is any one of several North American shrubs of the plant genus ‘Vaccinium’. Prized for their sweet edible fruits, in recent times the blueberry has been hailed as a “superfood”. It’s also known as an excellent source of dietary fibre, vitamin C, vitamin…

A Quick Guide to Growing Capsicums 
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A Quick Guide to Growing Capsicums 

What is a Capsicum? Capsicum is a genus of plants that are derived from the nightshade family (Solanaceae), as are potatoes and tomatoes. The capsicum originated from the Americas but they are now grown worldwide. They produce a variety of fruits, that even in the English speaking world, have different names in different countries. The…

How Do I Best Grow A Fruit Tree?
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How Do I Best Grow A Fruit Tree?

General Considerations Planting a tree in your garden can bring good all-round paybacks. As we all know, a tree is good for the environment and can also attract wildlife, as well as add colour and interest, to any garden. However, if you decide to plant a fruit tree it obviously has the added bonus of…

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