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Great Grapes: Grow the Best Ever
     

Great Grapes: Grow the Best Ever

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by Annie Proulx, Elayne Sears (Illustrator), Carol J. Jessop (Designed by)
 

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Grapes are among the most desirable and best-known fruits, prized for their beauty, their succulence and varied flavors, their noble metamorphosis into wine, and their more utilitarian roles as sources of fresh juice and tasty jellies. For most growers, the triumph of harvesting fragrant clusters of dusky-bloomed grapes in rose, blue-black, amber, purple, or light

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Grapes are among the most desirable and best-known fruits, prized for their beauty, their succulence and varied flavors, their noble metamorphosis into wine, and their more utilitarian roles as sources of fresh juice and tasty jellies. For most growers, the triumph of harvesting fragrant clusters of dusky-bloomed grapes in rose, blue-black, amber, purple, or light red bunches is its own reward—a test of gardening skill.

In Great Grapes, you'll learn all you need to know to grow superb grapes, including how to:
-Choose the most suitable cultivars for your area
-Choose the right site
-Prepare the soil
-Build trellises
-Plant and train the vines
-Prune for maximum yield
-Propagate new vines
-Control pests
-Harvest the grapes at the peak of ripeness

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882662282
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/08/1982
Series:
Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
392,608
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.13(d)

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Meet the Author

Annie Proulx began her writing career in the 1970s as the author of several books on country living topics, including Cider. More recently, she wrote the Pulitzer-prize winning novel The Shipping News, as well as numerous short stories, magazine articles, and nonfiction books.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
LaBarge, Wyoming
Date of Birth:
August 22, 1935
Place of Birth:
Norwich, Connecticut
Education:
Attended Colby College in the 1950s. B.A., University of Vermont, 1969; M.A., Sir George Williams University, 1973

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Great Grapes: Grow the Best Ever 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Alright, we can choose a new book here.
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campergirl More than 1 year ago
No one reads this book then it really must me boring