To grow your own berries at home, you don’t need a garden. In a backyard, all strawberries, raspberries and blueberries flourish. Try to grow your fruit in containers if room is restricted. In swinging boxes, you can even grow strawberries! Here’s our best four easy to grow fruits infographic.
Everyone enjoys the new, sweet flavor of warm sunny strawberries directly selected from the orchard. So flexible that they can be cultivated or placed directly into the floor in containers, swinging baskets, Flower Pouches and door racks.
Handy Tip: Remove runners as they appear to promote more fruit growth
Autumn fruiting raspberries are self-supporting so that all through your garden you can grow them in jars or flecks. This uncomplicated crop can be collected for a sweet cake from late spring to mid fall. Every February, they are easy to keep shearing the canes to floor level and look forward to another ripe plant!
Handy Tip: After harvesting, remove branches that produced fruit. The remaining ones will give next year’s fruit.
If you want to grow fruit in containers, attempt Blueberries. Scented spring blooms, flame colored autumn foliage and late summer nutritious new blueberry plants-what more could you request from a plant? All they need is an alcohol (ericaceous) land that can be purchased at your local garden center. Blueberries are easy to maintain, fruiting after approximately 3 years-and making a very appealing patio plant by then. Try the compact Blueberry style ‘ Top Hat’ when room is narrow. Water blueberries with rainwater will decrease soil acidity over moment as the lime in tap water.
Handy Tip: Choose a self-pollinating variety so that you only need one plant to produce fruit.
Grow crops in your own orchard for hedgerow vegetables! Grow blackberries behind the shed in that rough corner, or let them fumble over an old eyesore fence-it couldn’t be easier to grow your own crop. These sweet vegetables are going to develop nearly anywhere and need little care. Train the stems on wires to make them more appealing to harvest-try a thornless range like Apache if you don’t want to be prickled.
Handy Tip: Plant in early spring and cut back to six inches for fruit the following year.