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7 - Growing fruit
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Growing fruit
Picking your own fruit is a magical experience. Succulent strawberries, juicy plums and crisp apples are surprisingly easy to grow, even in the smallest of gardens. Or you could try your hand at refreshing raspberries and chewy currants.

Many fruit trees love to be grown against a sheltered, south-facing wall and can be trained into various shapes. You could plant them in rows in their own part of the vegetable garden.

Why why not make them a feature in the ornamental garden?
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