Video - how to grow blackcurrants

By Tom Petherick

Watch as acclaimed gardener, Tom Petherick gives detailed instructions on planting blackcurrants
How to grow blackcurrants

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Video - how to grow blackcurrants

Watch as acclaimed gardener, Tom Petherick gives detailed instructions on planting blackcurrants