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Hints on Fruit Growing

by H. E. V. Pickstone

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Published by Cape Times, Ltd. .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23528088M
OCLC/WorldCa30466193

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Hints on Fruit Growing by H. E. V. Pickstone Download PDF EPUB FB2

For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree Hints on Fruit Growing book 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 /5(20). Genre/Form: Book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Pickstone, H.E.V. Hints on fruit growing. Capetown, Cape Times, (OCoLC) Material Type. For novice and experienced fruit gardeners alike, The Backyard Orchardist: A complete guide to growing fruit trees in the home garden has been the go-to book for home orchardists for over 2 decades.

This expanded and updated edition--organized into 6 easy-to-follow sections--offers even more hands-on horticulture/5(20). Bring the mouth-watering deliciousness of fresh fruit into your garden. Whether you're interested in planting a blueberry patch or a small apple orchard, adding a nut tree to your yard or incorporating raspberry brambles into your landscape, The Fruit Gardener's Bible is your complete resource.

Covering everything from pollination to pruning, Lewis Hill and Leonard Perry guide you through every step of planting and harvesting fruit/5(). Stella Otto does an excellent job presenting the general information needed on fruit trees, growing requirements, pruning, grafting, pest control and harvesting while also providing in depth information on each type of fruit and the varieties available.

The book covers apples, pears, cherries, apricots, plums, peaches and nectarines/5. This book first qualifies what fruit is and then discusses some fruits such as berries and bush fruits.

Various practices in growing, maintaining, and harvesting fruits are then examined, including cutting, layering, pruning, stooling, grafting, and pruning. Backyard Harvest is a light, bright new gardening title with a big promise-it sets out to deliver home-grown food from the plot, pot, freezer, or pantry every day of the year.

That's easy enough in the summer, when kitchen gardens and allotments are awash with peas, beans, leafy greens, and soft fruit, but not so straightforward in midwinter, when the ground may be frozen/5. Otto focuses on what she calls small fruit, fruit that does not grow on trees but as a cultivated, perennial crop on small plants, canes, bushes, or vines--strawberries, rhubarbs, brambles (raspberries and blackberries), blueberries, lingonberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes, and kiwi fruit/5(40).

The best guide to growing both fruit and vegetables in the Australian backyard. Written by Diggers Founder, Clive Blazey details over vegetables and herbs, and fruits, nuts and berries. Shows how you can convert your lawn into a food garden and set up a mini plot of vegetables and fruit for small backyards and all climates.

Therefore grapes, kiwi berries, strawberries, figs, apricots, nectarines, peaches, greengages and cherries are ideal for suntraps. Grapes and kiwi berries Author: Lucy Chamberlain.

Growing your own fruit and vegetables is a fun and rewarding way to use your garden. Nothing compares to the taste of homegrown fruit plucked from the tree, or crunchy vegetables hauled from the soil. But getting started can feel daunting.

So here is my handy beginner’s guide to growing your own fruit, veg and herbs. Lots of info on rootstocks especially modern ones which many books lack coverage of. The book covers the usual fruits apple, cherry, etc. as well as spending time on unusual fruits like serviceberries and medlars.

Good easy to understand guidance on pruning which covers several different methods for each fruit /5(17). Our experts have put together a number of advice profiles to help you get started in the fruit garden: Planning to grow fruit Positioning fruit Rootstocks Fruit pollination Fruit pests and diseases.

Fruit A-Z. The RHS Advisory Service has produced an A-Z of fruit profiles - including growing, storing and disease problems - for numerous fruit crops.

“Growing Urban Orchards is everything you want in a fruit tree guide: clarity, organization, encouragement, solid information and lots and lots of pictures. Not too much and not too little.

It is just what the novice, and even the somewhat seasoned orchardist, needs. And, it is gorgeous!”. This book covers growing a variety of different fruits and vegetables.

It is full of good old-fashioned hints and tips throughout. Full colour photographs throughout, this book is designed for the beginner or experienced grower/5(4). What a gem of a book. Your everyday general vegey growing book is anchored in temperate climates and focuses on what you can grow.

This book moves to the tropics -- and sub tropics (where I live) and addresses the question of what I can't grow. That means what you can grow /5. Jason Johns’s most popular book is Greenhouse Gardening - A Beginners Guide To Growing Fruit and Jason Johns has 63 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Home. This book is a guide to fruit growing success for both homeowners or commercial growers. It offers guidance in the following areas: proper planting methods, pruning, disease and pest control, conventional and organic growing practices and variety and cultural tips for specific fruits from apricots to raspberries.

About this book This authoritative reference and horticultural guide has established itself as the classic work on fruit growing in Australia.

It is a practical guide to the selection, culture, uses, pest and disease control of over species of fruit, nuts and berries for temperate and subtropical Australia. Soft Fruit Growing Guide Posted on Octo by Suttons Gardening Grow How in Fruit Growing Guides This guide provides cultural hints for growing the following soft fruits: Blackcurrants, Redcurrants, white currants & Gooseberries.

Booktopia - Buy Gardening & Growing Fruit & Vegetables books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Gardening & Growing Fruit & Vegetables books and flat rate shipping of $ per online book order.ways of growing them.

If you are a beginner you’re better off to start small and grow something easy like cabbage, onion sets or beetroot. Look after them well and you’ll get a harvest. A Guide to Vegetable Growing 5.Growing fruit trees organically is possible with the proper amount of care and attention.

To bite into a fresh peach, or spread homemade apple butter on warm bread, is the epitome of a sweet.