The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden

The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden

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by Stella Otto
     
 

For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree fruit to their landscape here are hints and solid information from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower. The Backyard Orchardist includes help on selecting the best fruit trees and information about each stage of growth and development, along with tips on

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Overview

For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree fruit to their landscape here are hints and solid information from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower. The Backyard Orchardist includes help on selecting the best fruit trees and information about each stage of growth and development, along with tips on harvest and storage of the fruit. Those with limited space will learn about growing dwarf fruit trees in containers.

Appendices include a fruit-growers monthly calendar, a trouble-shooting guide for reviving ailing trees, and a resource list of nurseries selling fruit trees.

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"This little gem is the finest single source of fruit growing information published to date...very comprehensive..."--Pomona, newsletter of the North American Fruit Explorers

"What we like most about this book is it isn't intimidating...she gently and convincingly enables us to realize that, yes, we can grow fruit successfully."--HortIdeas

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780963452030
Publisher:
OttoGraphics
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
613,787
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.66(d)

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