Find Out How to Grow More Fruit

Easy-to-Grow Fruit!

This self-paced virtual course is hosted by Horticulturist and Fruit Expert Steven Biggs.

Cold-Climate Fruit Success Starts with the Right Crops

Ever Wondered if You Could Harvest More Fruit?

New to growing fruit? 

Or you've tried but were disappointed?

No-Fuss Fruit Masterclass gives you ideas for practical, no-fuss fruit crops for northern gardens

  • Find out about easy-to-grow fruit crops. 
  • Get top tips for care and harvest.

No-Fuss Fruit Masterclass helps you to nail down the right fruit choices for your garden.

No-Fuss Fruit Camp Gives You

  • Easy-to-Grow Fruit Ideas

  • Unusual Fruit Ideas

  • Care Made Simple

  • Propagation Tips

  • Harvest Techniques

  • Practical Problem-Solving for Pests and Diseases

Fruit Included

Covering more than 20 fruits, the focus is easy-to-grow fruit suited to northern gardens. Fruits include cherry-family crops, currants, cane fruit such as raspberry and blackberry, elderberry, serviceberry and saskatoon, haskap, plum family, medlar, melon, husk cherries...and more!


Steven Biggs

Steven Biggs was recognized by Garden Making Magazine as one of the "green gang" making a difference in horticulture. His passion is incorporating edible crops into home gardens. His Toronto yard includes a driveway straw-bale garden, rooftop kitchen garden, wicking beds, and lots of no-fuss fruit crops. He works as a horticulturist, college instructor, broadcaster, and author.
Steven Biggs on Growing Figs in Cold Climates


  • Food Garden Life Community

    Membership in the student-only Food Garden Life online community, a community of people focused on edible gardens. Member benefits include special offers and free virtual events.

    $100 Value

  • Guide: No-Fuss Fruit Adventure

    A Guide to get your creative juices flowing and help you choose and grow fruit that are likely to succeed in your garden.

    $20 Value


  • How does the self-paced virtual masterclass work?

    Video tutorials, written pages, a PDF e-guide, and interviews give you the information you need to successfully grow no-fuss fruits in cold climates.

    With over 20 videos, this masterclass is an engaging mix of information in bite-sized chunks.

  • I already grow fruit. Is this for me?

    We go through fruit crop ideas, growing, propagation and challenges. If you want to brush up on any of these, this masterclass is for you.

  • What if I have questions?

    As part of this course, you become a member of The Food Garden Life Community, where Steven answers your gardening questions. Or you can e-mail him.

  • What if this isn't for me?

    We’ll give you a full refund within 30 days of purchasing course. No questions asked.

We periodically offer this masterclass as a live camp

Hop on our list if you want to know when we run No-Fuss Fruit Camp again

Thank You

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to No-Fuss Fruit for Northern Gardens

    2. No Fuss, Eh?

    3. Questions? Here's How to Ask Them in the Community

    1. Fruit in Home Gardens

    1. Cold-Climate Creativity

    1. Low-Hanging Fruit

    2. Currant Clan

    3. Elderberry

    4. Serviceberry Clan

    1. More Crop Ideas

    2. Cane Fruit

    3. Cherry and Plum Clan

    4. Crabapple

    5. Ground Cherry

    6. Grape

    7. Haskap

    8. Medlar

    9. Melon

    10. Mulberry

    11. Pawpaw

    12. American Persimmon

    13. Quince

    14. Quince, Japanese

    15. More Ideas!

    1. Hear Inspiring Fruit Growers Share Their Ideas

    2. Home-Scale Forest Garden

    3. Cold-Hardy Fruit and Nuts

    4. Grow Quince

    5. Forest Gardens and Fruit

    6. Elderberry: Forgotten Fruit Makes a Comeback

    7. Grow a Food Forest

    8. Practical Ways to Grow Fruit in Cold Climates, PART 1

    9. Grow Fruit in Cold Climates, PART 2

    10. Move Over Blueberries: A New Fruit for the Northern Gardener

    11. How to Grow and Cook Medlar

    12. Meet Canada's Grape

About this course

  • $60.00
  • 38 lessons
  • 2.5 hours of video content