Synopses & Reviews
What could be better than the enjoyment of tasting your own sweet, succulent, home-grown fruit? Most people have got room to grow some kind of fruit - whether it be a small apple tree in a front garden, a grape vine up a trellis or strawberries in a window box. Gardeners seeking a concise, easy-to-follow approach to fruit growing and maintenance need look no further; this book will provide you with all the practical advice and information that you need. With guidance on which fruits to choose, when and how to plant, propagate, harvest and store them, plus a comprehensive directory of popular varieties to grow - it wont be long before you are discovering the delights of your own home-grown organic fruit.
Cultivating home-grown organic fruit is a great way to eat more healthily, save money, and help the environment. Most people have room to grow some kind of fruit, whether a small apple tree in a front garden, a grapevine up a trellis, or strawberries in a window box. All the practical advice organic gardeners need is contained in this simple, informative book: which fruits to choose, along with when and how to plant, propagate, harvest, and store them.
About the Author
Former primary school head teacher Yvonne CutTCertson is a passionate writer and gardener. She holds a Royal Horticultural Society General Certificate in Horticulture (RHS General) and has contributed to many publications in the UK and US. Her previous titles for GMC Publications are Success with Herbs and Beginners Guide to Herb Gardening. Also available in the same series: Practical Allotments 9781861086402