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Advice on Growing Fruit Trees and Plants

Please find below a number of articles that we have published on this website on various aspects of growing fruit trees and plants which we hope would be of interest and use to you. We plan to regularly add to this library with the ultimate aim of providing a comprehensive guide to growing fruit. In addition to these articles you will find further advice and information on pages listing the fruit types and individual varieties of fruit trees and plants that we supply. Needless to say we also offer friendly individual advice by email or over the telephone. Please visit the contacts page for details.

Please note that whilst every care has been taken to ensure accuracy of the information contained in this website or given by other means, neither Keepers Nursery nor its proprietors accept any liability to any party for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any errors or inaccuracies in the information.


General Advice

Choosing the Right Fruit Trees

What to do When You Receive Your Trees


Pests and Diseases

Apple and Pear Powdery Mildew

Apple and Pear Scab

Pear Blister Mites


Tree Forms

General Introduction

Bush Trained Trees

Cordon Trained Trees

Espalier Trained Trees

Fan Trained Trees

Half Standard Trees

Maiden Trees

Standard Trees

Step-over Trees


Fruit Types

Medlar Trees

Quince Trees