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Find out how to cultivate fruit in your garden. Whether you want to know about rootstocks or how to grow strawberries or other fruits, follow this easy guide
A good starting point when planning a fruit garden is to compile a list of what you do and don't want to grow yourself, and more importantly the quantity of these. For instance, many people love dessert grapes, but to grow them yourself is quite time consuming and requires a greenhouse. On the other hand, you can enjoy the taste of fresh strawberries from just one or two plants grown in a container on a balcony.
Our experts have put together a number of advice profiles to help you get started in the fruit garden:
Planning to grow fruit
Fruit pests and diseases
The RHS Advisory Service has produced an A-Z of fruit profiles - including growing, storing and disease problems - for numerous fruit crops.
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