Growing fruit

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…

Pomegranate

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

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…

currants

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…

cherries

“Red power” or why you should eat cherries

Radek Štěpán 12. 07. 2022

Cherries are among the most popular fruits for many of us. Both children and adults love them and that is probably why there are so many different uses. As with any fruit, cherries are best fresh of course, but cherries…

gooseberry

Gooseberry: Diseases that can completely devastate your shrub

Radek Štěpán 05. 06. 2022

If you are growing fruit shrubs or bushes, you know that pests are one of the most annoying problems. If you have gooseberries, you will encounter pests sooner or later. Let us take a look at some of…

apricots

Apricot planting

Radek Štěpán 02. 05. 2022

Apricots are a very popular and many gardeners plant apricot trees in their gardens, but there are few requirements you need to meet in order to enjoy a successful harvest later. You should definitely start by choosing the right tree,…

peach

Only prune peach trees when you see the first buds

Radek Štěpán 29. 04. 2022

Peach pruning is a traditional activity and it needs to be done during the spring. If you are not sure how to do it but you are getting yourself ready, we shall help you. You will know that the time…

raspberries

Your raspberry harvest may depend on proper raspberry pruning

Radek Štěpán 28. 04. 2022

If you have not used pruning scissors in your garden yet, you should definitely do so now. You should not postpone spring raspberry pruning, otherwise you will deprive your plants of rather large portion strength. This does not apply only…