The idea of growing grapes might seem too exotic, but changes in
climate and developments of new varieties make this delicious climber
entirely suitable nowadays for our gardens, balconies and patios. This
fruity shrub grows fast and easy on a wall or pergola but can also be
grown in a pot.
Some fruit trees and bushes provide you with delicious juicy fruit in
late summer. September is a good month to devote extra care and
attention to these plants to ensure lovely home-grown fruit next season
Take some time to observe your beloved apple, pear or cherry tree that you have enjoyed sitting in the shade of over the summer. It needs the extra attention for now it is time to prune it. Follow our advise and next year you will have a healthy fruit tree that produces a good crop.
In small gardens, where space is limited, trained fruit trees are indispensable. Only a simple framework of poles and wire is needed. You can also use this method to train Lime. Plane, Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum altropurpureum) and Magnolia.
There are many advantages to pruning in the summer – it can be done in
several goes up to the end of August. We recommend pruning in dry
weather so that the cut edges dry up more quickly and heal better.