Get those taste buds trembling! If vegetables form the essential, staple produce from the garden, then the soft fruits are the luxuries! Whether it be cane fruits such as raspberries, blackberries and the hybridberries, the bush fruits with their red, white and blackcurrants along with goose, blue and cranberries or delicious strawberries with their summer flowers, aroma and taste, these plants are a wonderful addition to any garden – or container.

Unfortunately, there are many other garden creatures who think likewise and are determined to sample the fruits before us! Therefore, it is essential, along with the site and soil related considerations, to provide protection for these sought-after treasures!

But what plants do we want to grow, and will we use the soil or containers…?