Growing fruit


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…


Blackberry pruning

Radek Štěpán 03. 05. 2023

If you want to grow blackberry and enjoy a good harvest you need to know how to prune it properly. Pruning will maximize yield and keep your blackberry bushes healthy. Air flowing between individual bushes will keep various fungal diseases…

Indian blueberry

Indian blueberry: an unpretentious shrub with great fruit

Radek Štěpán 02. 05. 2023

Amelanchier, also known as sarvis, juneberry, shadbush and by many other names is an undemanding shrub with great fruit. Would you like to have a “humble” shrub in your garden that offers an excellent harvest every year? Sure you would!…

Miniature apricots

Apricots grown on your balcony? Yes, it is possible. Try miniature apricots

Radek Štěpán 15. 04. 2023

Not everyone is lucky to have own garden to grow own fruits and veggies but there are many gardeners who successfully grow fruits and vegetables on their balcony. These fruits include strawberries, tomatoes and some types of lettuce. Now there…


Jostaberry requires very little

Radek Štěpán 13. 04. 2023

Do you like gooseberries and currants? Sure you do. This fruit contains a lot of vitamins and the taste is unique and refreshing – on the sour side but refreshing. If you don’t have enough space to grow both or…

Prickly pear

Prickly pear – an interesting addition to your diet

Radek Štěpán 02. 01. 2023

Have you ever eaten a cactus? A somewhat unusual question, right? Well, you wouldn’t have many chances actually because not many supermarkets carry assortment of cactuses. Nevertheless, they exist and are called cactus figs and you can find them in…


You can grow a pomegranate in our part of the world too

Radek Štěpán 31. 12. 2022

Pomegranate is gaining more and more popularity in our corner of the world and many people are looking for a ways to grow their own pomegranate “at home”. It possible but you must make sure that the tree is not…

undemanding plant

Try growing an undemanding plant – shadwood

Radek Štěpán 23. 11. 2022

Are you looking for a plant that will give you plenty of great fruit and can grow in any soil? If so, then bet on shadwood (Amelanchier). This plant will give you a rich harvest of great sweet fruits in…


Blackberries: The following processing methods seem to be the most effective

Radek Štěpán 29. 09. 2022

Blackberries are very strong this year, so let us take a look at some methods that are used to preserve and store them. Most likely, you will not be able to eat all the fruits from all your bushes in…


How to grow currants

Radek Štěpán 10. 09. 2022

Currant is a very popular crop in European gardens. This is because there are many benefits and uses and we do not mean juices only, but also desserts, syrups, jams and more. If you wish to start growing this rather…