The Backyard Orchardist

A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden

Otto, Stella

Book - 1993
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Backyard Orchardist
For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree fruit 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 in containers. Appendices include a fruit-growers monthly calendar, a trouble-shooting guide for reviving ailing trees, and a resource list of nurseries selling fruit trees.

Publisher: Empire, Mich. : OttoGraphics ; White River Junction, VT : Trade distribution by Chelsea Green Pub. Co., c1993, (2nd printing, 1994, revised)
ISBN: 0963452037
Branch Call Number: 634 O91b 1994
Characteristics: 250 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm


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This book is all you will need for years of learning to grow fruit on trees. Happy Gardening (of fruit on trees).

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