Growing fruit

Dried apples

How to dry apples in an oven properly

Radek Štěpán 10. 09. 2023

Dried apples are a great but also healthy. We all know that. They are high in fibre, contain no fat or gluten, and of course there is no added sugar or other preservatives. To ensure that you have the best…

Currant bushes

Gooseberry and currant bushes – pruning after harvest

Radek Štěpán 05. 09. 2023

If you want a great harvest of gooseberries or currants, you need to care properly for you fruit-bearing bushes. If you do, you will enjoy plentiful harvest (maybe even more plentiful than the previous year…). Pruning makes fruit bushes less…


Preserving blueberries without adding any extra liquid or sugar

Radek Štěpán 28. 08. 2023

With the exception of freezing, this method, which is similar to pickling, is one of the most popular ways to preserve blueberries. It is a very gentle method and it will preserve the taste and the structure of this wonderful…

Tree branches

How to support tree branches heavy with fruit

Radek Štěpán 16. 08. 2023

Many fruit trees are ripening during the month of August. Well, that is great but if you see that branches are getting too heavy or bend down too much, you should help your trees a little bit by providing a…


How to make currant cuttings for propagation

Radek Štěpán 10. 08. 2023

If you want to get a new currant plant (red, black and white), you can simply go to a garden centre and buy it. Or, you can save your money and use cuttings to propagate your current bushes. Cuttings are…


How to process blackberries correctly

Radek Štěpán 26. 07. 2023

If your blackberry harvest was so great this year that you don’t know what to do with it, you may appreciate few tips. Sure, you can use blackberries in the most common way and prepare various desserts, fruit cocktails or…


Strawberries need your care even after harvest

Radek Štěpán 20. 07. 2023

Yes, June is the month when we all enjoy wonderful strawberries. But now is the time when you need to take care of strawberries again and to make sure that you can enjoy great strawberries next year as well. Strawberry…

Fruit trees

Caring for fruit trees in July

Radek Štěpán 18. 07. 2023

Spring and autumn are the times when you need to pay close attention to your fruit trees but that is not to say that you should neglect your fruit trees in July, for example. You still have a chance to…

Fruit trees

Caring for fruit trees in June

Radek Štěpán 25. 06. 2023

June is the last month when you can still improve the yield of basically any fruit tree and you can start by paying attention to the soil around your fruit trees – you can loosen it and fertilize it with…


Grow your own raspberries

Radek Štěpán 16. 05. 2023

Raspberries are one of the most popular fruits ever, and because they are so popular they are also rather pricey in regular stores. So, if you have a sunny spot in your garden, you can both save money and enjoy…