Fruits & nuts

Young cherries

Cherry tree thoughts

October 14, 2018

Penny Woodward discusses four things you need to know for successful cherry production.

Peter Cundall harvests apples

Apple of Peter's eye

August 6, 2018

Peter Cundall loves apples. Here he reveals his all-time favourite heritage cultivars. 

Table grapes

Grape expectations

August 3, 2017

Justin Russell shares a bunch of tips for growing table grapes, including the best choices for your climate.

November planting

What to plant in November

October 26, 2016

With November just around the corner, JUSTIN RUSSELL introduces you to a month of planting for abundance.

 

Exclusion Bagging

How to control fruit fly

October 24, 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests ways to keep destructive fruit fly at bay so you can enjoy your organically grown fruit.

Cherries can be a challenge to grow, but worth the effort.

Cherry Charm

February 25, 2013

Cherries can be tricky to grow, but the rewards are high and with new low-chill and dwarf varieties, more gardeners are giving them a go, writes PENNY WOODWARD.

Banana flower and fruit

Bountiful bananas

January 19, 2016

Have you thought of growing bananas in your cool climate garden? asks PENNY WOODWARD.

Apple blossom

The birds and the bees

August 20, 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL discusses the birds, the bees and the mysteries of fruit tree pollination.  

Morello Cherry

Have a very cherry Christmas!

December 18, 2014

Christmas wouldn't be complete without cherries, but for a sour twist, JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests trying Morello cherries.

Ripe passionfruit lying beneath the vine.

Late ripening passionfruit

May 28, 2014

Passionfruit is one of our most popular backyard fruit crops and perhaps the most vexing, writes JENNIFER STACKHOUSE.

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