Although blackberries that are picked in the wild have a great deal to offer.
Not only do blackcurrants have a unique flavour, but they are much valued for their high vitamin C content.
The high-bush blueberry is becoming more popular in the garden.
Gooseberries are easy plants to grow, the only drawback being the thorns, which can be very sharp.
Raspberries are an appealing fruit, although they are often overshadowed
Soft fruits such as raspberries, blackberries and gooseberries have always been one of the mainstays of the kitchen garden.
Strawberries are one of the best loved fruits.
The red of ripening strawberries is matched by vibrant red pelargonium flowers in this unusual arrangement.
Wild strawberries can be grown in a basket and enjoyed anywhere, whether in the countryside or a small city garden.