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Protecting Fruit Trees and Bushes from Birds

Having lavished months of care and devotion upon your fruit bushes, nothing is more exasperating than to see birds gorging themselves on your just-ripening crops. The problem is on the increase, since less soft fruit is grown nowadays than a … Continue reading

05. June 2011 by admin
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Pruning Fruit Trees and Bushes

Pruning is something that frightens many beginners, however it helps to understand a few simple principles. In the first few years of the life of a tree or bush, the aim is to create the desired shape: to encourage the … Continue reading

05. June 2011 by admin
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Choosing Fruit Tree Forms to Suit Your Garden

The traditional orchard tree, known as standard or half standard, is too large for most modern gardens, but there are other forms and sizes to suit small gardens. These include bush, dwarf pyramid, cordon, espalier and fan-trained trees. The largest … Continue reading

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Choosing the Most Suitable Fruit Trees and Bushes for Your Site

In large gardens of the past, sharply defined frontiers divided lawns and flower borders from the kitchen garden. In modern gardens such frontiers must be crossed if food production is to be increased. Herbs, fruit trees and bushes provide not … Continue reading

04. June 2011 by admin
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