Monthly Archives: July 2012

Layers of fruity delights

Birds are notoriously fond of soft fruit and many gardeners take the precaution of growing blackcurrants and raspberries etc under netting or in fruit cages.  A few years ago I planted two blackcurrant bushes in the combined shade of a … Continue reading

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Using diverse crops to ensure a yield

This is turning out to be a very wet summer so far.  Of course this is not unusual for the UK, British weather is notoriously variable.  It is therefore equally certain that the performance of different crops will vary from … Continue reading

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