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What to do if your tomato plant breaks

We had some strong wind about a month ago, and I came out to find one of my tomato plants, that was still small and had only just been put outside, snapped in half.

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How fast do tomatoes propagated from laterals grow?

A little while ago, I used a tomato lateral to propagate a new plant. Three weeks since I filmed potting up the small lateral, it has taken off with all the warm weather we've been having.

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How to propagate tomatoes from laterals

Find out how easy it is to to use tomato plant laterals to propagate a new tomato plant.

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Common Tomato Plant Diseases

Tomato plants are relatively hardy, but like any plant, there are particular diseases that they are susceptible to.

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Growing & training espalier apple & pear trees

Training trees to grow as espaliers might take a little more effort up front, but it can have many advantages to your orchard.

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Moving & Replanting Fruit Trees

Replanting fruit trees is a delicate business. Make sure you do it right to ensure the tree survives by reading our replanting guide.

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Pruning fruit trees

When developing your own orchard, regular, minimal pruning will ensure bountiful fruit for for your labours. Here's an easy guide to maintenance of your own trees through training & pruning.

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How to grow fruit

Harvesting fruit is simple, easy & satisfying. Growing your own fruit is as easy knowing what to plant, where & when. Here's a simple guide to get you started this season.

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Grafting fruit trees

A guide to how to graft fruit trees, using either cleft grafting or bark grafting techniques.

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Regional Fruit Farming Guide

New Zealand's climate and landscape is varied, making the variety of fruits we are able to grow differ depending on the region. Read our guide to what fruits to grow in different regions of New Zealand.

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