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) - (

Suppliers of fruit trees etc.

Deacon's Nursery - A very wide range of bare root fruit trees and more by mail order (Apples, Pears, Medlars & Quince, Plums, Gages & Damsons, Cherries, Peaches, Nectarines & Apricots, General Family Trees, Family Jenny Trees, Nuts,Soft Fruits, Grapes, Hops, Figs, Kiwi Fruits, Rhubarb, Asparagus Crowns, Horseradish and Strawberry Tree)

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.

UK gardening help and assistance

gardening books