If you are interested in growing your own produce at home then fruit is a great place to start. Certain fruit trees are easier to grow and care for, for example, apples, which would be a good starting point for any novice grower. Cooking apple trees come in a range of varieties and with very little maintenance produce reliable crops of fruit, which can be used for making pies, crumbles and sauces.
Other popular fruits to grow at home include pears, cherries, strawberries, peaches and plums, which can all provide you with luscious produce to enjoy with your family and friends. Nothing is more rewarding that eating delicious food from a fruit tree that you have grown and nurtured yourself.
Most fruit trees require to be in a position in the garden where they receive full sunshine so that they can grow and flourish as well as possible, therefore it is advisable to research optimum planting positions before you buy. To find out more advice on when and where is best to plant your fruit trees and plants then why not take a look at Homebase's online fruit planting guide so that you feel totally confident before you start.