Grow Fruit features detailed growing instructions for more than 40 fruits and provides inspiration and advice at every stage, from planning and planting to pruning and picking and everything in-between. With its clear and easy-to-follow photographic design, troubleshooting tips, and year-long planner, Grow Fruit makes thriving results achievable, whether you are an experienced gardener looking to expand your horizons or a foodie seeking your own organic or obscure fruit varieties.
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Table of Contents
The Fruit Gardener 10
An introduction to growing your own fruit-in gardens, in pots and containers, and in greenhouses or hoophouses.
What fruit can I grow? 12
Growing fruit in small gardens 17
Traditional kitchen gardens 19
Large gardens and orchards 22
The fruit grower's year 24
Tree Fruit 28
How to choose, plant, and grow fruit trees, how to prune and train them successfully, and how to identify what's wrong
Peaches and nectarines 145
Soft Fruit 178
All you need to know to succeed with soft fruits, with advice on choosing, planting, routine care, pruning, and how to overcome common problems.
Blackberries and hybrid bramble fruits 209
Red currants and white currants 231
Black currants 239
Cranberries and Iingonberries 258
Unusual berries 262
Grape Vines 264
How to grow vines outside and under cover. Information on choosing, planting, and how to keep vines healthy, well-pruned, and trouble-free.
Tender and Unusual Fruit 282
A guide to growing warm-climate fruit- packed with all the advice and information you need if you want to try growing unusual or experimental crops.
Citrus fruits 285
Cape gooseberries 305
Other tender and unusual fruit 308
Fruit Doctor 314
All the advice you need to deal with pests, diseases, and disorders. How to diagnose and treat the most common problems and avoid them in future.
What's wrong? 316
Healthy soil 318
Common mineral deficiencies 320
Diseases and disorders 322
Pests and parasites 332
Fruit nurseries and suppliers 352