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How to make a fruit garden

Decide where you will put your fruit garden. Take note that if you have a fence you should not put fruit trees around it that have deep roots to avoid destroying it.
Given the space you have, identify possible shrubs and trees that you can grow. Make sure you know how much area it will eat up once fully grown.
Extremely important to the success of your fruit garden is an inventory of high quality tools. Therefore, you should not try to cut corners by buying the cheapest tools to save money. If you do that, you will end up losing more money and valuable time in addition to the frustration.
Extremely important to the success of your fruit garden is an inventory of high quality tools. Therefore, you should not try to cut corners by buying the cheapest tools to save money. If you do that, you will end up losing more money and valuable time in addition to the frustration.
Gardening is a lot of hard work and therefore, having the right tools and equipment can make the activity pleasant and rewarding. Essentially, anyone who is thinking of going into fruit and vegetable gardening will need a trowel, pitchfork, wheelbarrow, roundhead shovel, rake, shears and gloves. You will also need protection from the sun.
Before you prepare the soil, check for its quality. The ideal soil should be well-aerated and rich in organic matter. Of course, a lot depends on what you will plant. Blueberries love acidic soil whilst citrus trees thrive on loamy or loamy sandy soil.
You can do a simple soil test using kits that can be bought from garden centres. Depending on the results, you can improve soil conditions. Bone meal or wood ashes can counter acidic soils. If the soil is too alkaline, then you can incorporate sawdust or peat moss to improve it.
You can do a simple soil test using kits that can be bought from garden centres. Depending on the results, you can improve soil conditions. Bone meal or wood ashes can counter acidic soils. If the soil is too alkaline, then you can incorporate sawdust or peat moss to improve it.
Once you know what you are going to plant, check out what is available at the local nursery. Fruit trees for example will need a couple of years or more before they bear fruits, but there are some special varieties that will bloom in a shorter time. You can also talk to the nursery staff for valuable tips and pointers.
Get your starts or seedlings from the local nursery. Whilst you can grow your fruits from seeds, this might take a longer time. They have to be grown indoors before you can bring them outdoors.
Seedlings are, therefore, great for the inexperienced gardener. Whatever you buy, there will be instruction sheets. Follow the guide indicating spacing, watering, fertilisation and so on.
Plant your seedlings where you want them and remember to water often whilst they are rooting. Do not, however, over or underwater. If the leaves start to wilt, then you must increase watering. Deep watering is also recommended over shallow watering. Weed as needed.
Plant your seedlings where you want them and remember to water often whilst they are rooting. Do not, however, over or underwater. If the leaves start to wilt, then you must increase watering. Deep watering is also recommended over shallow watering. Weed as needed.

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