Growing Tree Fruit
A Directory of Varieties and How to Cultivate Them SuccessfullyBook - 2003
Growing tree fruit can be one of the most satisfying jobs in the garden. Fruit trees can be highly decorative, whether grown individually or trained as fans and espaliers. All the main types of fruit tree are described in this guide, including apple, banana, cherry and plum. There is useful information about the different varieties, and their history, and practical tip boxes explain how to use and cook your crop. A vital section on soil preparation, pruning and pests and diseases make this book useful for the novice grower, and will encourage the more experienced gardener to experiment with new varieties.
Publisher: London (England) : Lorenz Books : Distributed in the USA and Canada by National Book Network, 2003.
Branch Call Number: 634 B532
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Kitchen garden book.