Fresh fruit from the garden is always tastier than that bought in shops. Plus with the price of fruit going up all the time, it makes sense to grow some of your own. However small your garden, there is nearly always room for a few plants—how about strawberry plants in a tub on the patio?
If you do have a small garden however, grow bushy varieties rather than tall ones—some apple and pear trees will crop heavily when grown in large pots. Do you have an unoccupied sunny wall? If so, you could grow peaches or apricots against it, although this may not be advisable in certain areas in the country.(more…)