Fruit If you have space in the garden, people like to grow fruit and vegetables due to better flavored, fresher and less expensive than stores. If the are to be grown at all it is worth growing them really well. So before planting make sure that your soil is deep, well dug, clean of weeds, moist, open to sun and air and as free as possible from frosts. Choose your plants with care from a reputable supplier and seek advice about the most suitable varieties for the soil and space available.
Many fruits require fertilization from another tree or bush if they are to produce, so wherever possible plant more than one of a type, choosing another that flowers at the same time.
Probably the most popular of all home grown fruits is the apple, a comparatively easy fruit to grow in this country and giving the bonus of beautiful blossom in the spring.