Most of us want to grow fruit for the satisfaction of being self sufficient, and providing our families with affordable organic food. Saving money and having fun are the other main reasons we hear that people are passionate about fruit growing. For many people, improving the environment is not the main thing on their minds when they start growing fruit, but in fact the most important thing you can do as a gardener is  increase the amount of carbon in your soil, which can magically solve many of the world’s current problems! Bet you didn’t realise the future of the world was in your soil-stained hands, did you?

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