In the Garden - Fruit Gardening

A lemon a day
Winter is peak harvest time for citrus trees, so it's worth preserving a winter abundance for later use. Meryn Wakelin wouldn't waste a single lemon
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The essential lemon tree
The trusty lemon fulfills all manner of culinary requirements; from marinades to dressings, to homemade lemonade for summer and hot soothing drinks for winter. And only lemon rivals chocolate in the most heavenly of heavenly desserts.
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Edibles in containers
Strawberries don't just look pretty cascading over the edge of pots, tubs and planter boxes. They thrive - because perfect drainage is essential if you want to grow strawberries successfully
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Autumn harvest tips
Throughout the world, autumn is celebrated with harvest festivals. Nature is taking care of us by providing a glorious bounty of fruit and veges to prepare and store for the lean winter months ahead.
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Full of flavour
Easy-care feijoa trees produce bucket loads of healthy autumn and winter fruit - year after year.
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Mediterranean down under
The classic Mediterranean diet is hailed as one of the tastiest and healthiest on the planet. But there's no need to leave Godzone to enjoy the freshest of Tuscan, Greek, or Provencal fare.
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Bite sized
We know it's good for them, but getting children excited about fresh fruit can be trying. One time-honoured approach is to think bite-sized portions for pint-sized people. These colourful new mini fruits from Waimea Nurseries are child friendly, tasty and easy to grow, perfect for a family garden.
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Gourmet fruit recipes
It goes with the territory - gardeners love their food. The fun of growing and eating your own fruit inevitably leads on to kitchen creativity, and planting ever more interesting fruits
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29-Jun-2017