Here the team at Amateur Gardening show you how to grow an avocado house plant in our simple and easy steps;   1) Holding the stone (often referred to as…

The new Pointilla will bring colour to the garden at a drab time of year and they are tasty, too, says the Lubera nursery in Switzerland which developed them over…

This great instruction video lasts over 9 minutes and is packed full of tips on how to prune apple trees. This video shows you how to prune an apple tree…

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Well, that’s not entirely true. If you’d visited my garden last summer you’d have noticed the air had taken on a blue hue, thanks to me getting rather upset about…

Strawberries are the most delicious of all soft fruits and with a careful selection of varieties and little attention, can provide plentiful crops of delicious berries throughout the summer. What’s…

The fight is on to save the nation’s historic pears.  The National Heritage Pear Project is to be launched at RHS Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate on 16 November 2013.…

It’s time to start winter pruning your apple and pear trees for bumper crops this season, but how you tackle them will depend on how they produce their fruit. Do…