UK gardening help and assistance


Gardening links for fruit growers.  Gardening websites for advice on growing fruit trees, soft fruits and seasonal produce and suppliers.

Specific fruit


Apple Varieties for Home Production (US site) - (

Growing Apple Trees in the UK - (gardenaction)

An Expert Guide to Fruit Trees - Apples - pollination groups, family trees, pruning, bushes and standards - (originally on


Blackcurrent - different varieties, cultivation and how to use blackcurrents (


Plum Tree Care In The UK - Huge amount of practical information on growing, pruning and caring for plum trees in the UK - (


Advice - Choosing the Right Trees - varieties, rootstock, form all explained - (

An Expert Guide to Fruit Trees - part 2 - Pears and Plums (bottom half of page) - (originally on

Paul's Garden World Site includes a large, informative section on growing and maintaining tree fruit and soft fruit

Quick reference guide to fruit (apple to strawberry) - (

Fruit tree rootstocks - a guide to the different heights for different rootstocks.

Suppliers of fruit trees etc.

Harrod Horticultural - Buy fruit cages, raised garden beds, netting, biological pest control, greenhouse equipment and all your organic garden supplies online from Harrod Horticultural (UK).

Jackson's Plants - A wide range of well-established, containerised fruit trees at very competitive prices, with secure online ordering and UK delivery.