Fruit Plants

Fruit plants are easy to grow and can produce some delicious fruit for your family. Don't worry if you aren't sure you'll be able to eat everything that you harvest from your garden. Fruit makes a great gift for friends and neighbors. It is also very easy to preserve, saving you money at the grocery store during the off-season.

The tips in the section will help you produce some wonderful fruit. You'll find tips for growing grapes and various berries.

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   Growing Huge Berries
No garden should be without berries. Enjoyed in jams, jellies, pies—or simply by the handful as a healthy snack—berries are easy to grow and retain year after year. With a little know-how, you can grow huge berries to enjoy for years in any climate.

   Melon Harvesting
One of the most common types of home gardening crops is that of melons. However, just because it is one of the most common does not mean that everyone knows the proper way to harvest their melons. If you have ever had a question about melon harvesting, then this is your lucky day—the answer is waiting for you here.

   Planting a Grape Arbor
Grapes are not hard to grow; they just need some training and sunlight. If you train the main vine of your grapes to grow up a fence, the rest will follow. Grapes will need regular fertilization and careful watching, since any diseased areas will need to be removed. After a few years, you will have big, luscious grapes.

   Raising Prize Strawberries
Strawberries are a delicious crop that you can grow right in your own garden. You may want to consider growing them in a planter instead of in the ground. Keep your strawberries in a cool, sunlit area with slightly acidic soil, and keep them watered constantly.


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