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The Principles of Fruit Growing

Author : Liberty Bailey
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""Liberty Hyde Bailey (1858-1954) was an American horticulturist, botanist, and cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science. A prolific author, Bailey sets out in this 1898 book the principles for growing fruit in America with detailed descriptions of suitable fruits and instructions on how to cultivate and market them.""

Growing Fruit

Author : Harry Baker
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Produced in association with the Royal Horticultural Society, the titles in this series have become standard works of practical gardening reference. Each book is illustrated with easy-to-follow, step-by-step illustrations that clearly guide the reader through all the essential techniques of successful gardening. This manual supplies information on growing conventional and more exotic fruits, from soft, tree, and warm temperate fruits to nuts and currants.

Popular Fruit Growing

Author : Samuel Green
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""Noted agriculture educator Samuel Green's 1914 volume resulted from the author's work teaching fruit culture at the University of Minnesota. It gives practical advice on all aspects of fruit-culture, including the planting and care of the orchard and information on insects and diseases, as well as providing descriptions of popular American fruits and nuts.""

Organic Fruit Growing

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Annotation. ·Descriptions of fruit varieties suitable for organic production ·Plant protection, pests and diseases and how they can be countered in organic systems ·Includes tables, diagrams graphs and photographs There is great interest in organic horticulture and this title is a timely and much needed addition for practical, science-based guidance. It is a translation of a volume which has been very well received in German and is the product of collaboration between authors in Austria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. The contents not only include the basics of organic fruit growing, but also cover orchard construction, cultivation, protection and the commercialization of the organic products.

Grow Fruit Naturally

Author : Lee Reich
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Presents information on the basics of growing fruits, covering such topics as planting, pollination, harvesting, pruning, pests, diseases, and storage, with specific details on over thirty individual fruit varieties.

Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden Growing Fruit

Author : Alan Titchmarsh
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You can't beat growing, picking and eating fruit from your very own garden. This book will guide you through the processes and pitfalls of fruit-growing, from propagating your first seeds, or planting your first fruit tree, to selecting the ripe fruits for your dinner table. Includes: * guidance on selecting all types of fruit for home growing * handy tips for maximizing flavour and cropping * illustrated A-Z profiles of recommended fruit * practical advice on care, harvesting, storage, pruning, propagation and pest control * step-by-step illustrations showing essential techniques Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive practical guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic gardening skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to grow delicious fruit in your garden.

Fruit growing in Arid Regions

Author : Wendell Paddock
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Paddock and Whipple's 1914 text offers comprehensive instructions for cultivating fruit in the various climes of the western United States.

Popular Gardening and Fruit Growing

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Fruit Growing Modern Cultural Methods

Author : N Bagenal
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This early work is a fascinating read for any gardening enthusiast or historian, but contains much information that is still useful and practical today. It is a thoroughly recommended title for the amateur or professional arborist or horticulturalist's shelf. Illustrated with 8 plates, 60 photographs and many diagrams. Contents Include: General Considerations; Soils in Relation to Fruit Growing; Manuring; Propagation of Fruit Trees and Bushes; Pruning; Forms of Fruit Trees; Forming and Training: The 'Delayed Open-Centre' Tree; Planning and Planting; Gathering and Storing Fruit; Marketing Fruit; Exhibiting at Commercial Fruit Shows; The Control of Pests and Diseases; The Culture of Particular Fruits; Fruit under Glass; Fruit Growing in Pots; The Culture of Particular Fruits under Glass. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Fruit Growing

Author : R. T. Dixon
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Fruit Growing studies fruits, including its characterization and kinds; essential agricultural, horticultural, and silvicultural practices; and consumption. 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. How to plan and maintain a fruit garden is also explained. The latter part concerns itself with fruit storage, preparation, and record keeping. This text is a very helpful guide for those interested in putting up their own fruit garden, as well as to those in the field of agriculture, horticulture, human nutrition, and food technology.

Amateur Fruit Growing

Author : Samuel Bowdlear Green
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Irrigation in Fruit Growing

Author : Edward James Wickson
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AD05E 2006 Fruit growing in the tropics

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Beginner s Guide to Fruit Growing

Author : Frank Albert Waugh
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Frank Waugh's 1913 work is an introduction and basic reference on fruit culture for novice growers.

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Fruit

Author : Kay Maguire
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A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Fruit will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow their own fruit. From growing from seed to harvesting, the projects will bring the wonderful world of fruit to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of growing their own.

Fruit Growing in Kentucky Notes Upon Vegetables

Author : Clarence Wentworth Mathews
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Profitable Fruit Growing for Cottagers and Small Holders of Land

Author : John Wright
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""John Wright's concise, practical guide explores the profitable growing of fruit on a small land area.""

A Season of Fruit Growing in Yorkshire

Author : Geoffrey Dyson
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Geoffrey Dyson began work on his fruit garden when he and his wife moved into their first home together back in 1965. During the next 40 years, he built up a wealth of knowledge and experience that has not only given him immense enjoyment from his hobby, but has also reaped rich rewards at family meal-times! The book chronicles his day-by-day gardening activities during 2004. It includes the story of how he built his fruit garden, ideas on how to use and preserve the fruit you've grown and tips on how to present fruit for showing. The book will be of use to people of all levels of experience in fruit growing, and especially to those who work within the constraints of limited space and the climate in the North of England.

Growing a Fruit Garden

Author : Daniels Ross Ph D
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If you want to learn how to create your own flourishing fruit garden in an inexpensive way even without any previous experience, then keep reading...Have you always wanted to grow organically your own plants, vegetables, and fruits, but believed it was too complicated or too expensive to start?Are you passionate about gardening and biological food but you think you don't have enough space at home? Or maybe you heard about fruit gardening and you want to know more to start your own?If the answer is yes, then this book is for you

Growing Your Own Fruit and Veg For Dummies

Author : Geoff Stebbings
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Save money and eat fresh with this hands-on guide to home-growing Growing you own produce is the only way to enjoy delicious, garden-fresh fruit and veg all year round. This practical manual gives you the lowdown on everything from finding the right tools and choosing which plants to grow, to nurturing your crops and bringing in your first harvest. The easy-to-follow advice will help you get started straight away and become a confident and successful kitchen gardener. • Get going with growing – discover which plants are best for you and how to make the most of your outdoor space • Prepare your plot – learn how to set up and maintain healthy beds for your fruit and vegetables • Grow tasty veg – choose your favourite veggies from asparagus and broccoli to courgettes, sweet corn and many more • Grow your own fruit salad – get quick results from fast-growing berries and learn to nurture slow-growing tree fruit and exotic greenhouse produce