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With clarity, enthusiasm, and the authority gained from more than 45 years of growing fruits, nuts, and berries, Lewis Hill explains the how-tos of growing fruit in your backyard, and the joys this will bring you. With this full exploration of choosing cultivars for your grounds, environmentally sound soil and pest management, pruning and thinning, and maintaining healthy fruit plants anywhere in the country, you will be able to grow your own apples, plums, pears, apricots, grapes, berries of all kinds, and even nuts!
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This no-nonsense guide to home fruit growing is now completely revised and updated. Lewis Hill writes with clarity, enthusiasm, and the authority gained from over 45 years of growing fruits, nuts, and berries. Basic enough for novices and comprehensive enough for more experienced growers, the book features
-- Recommendations about new, improved fruit cultivars
-- Effective and environmentally sound advice on how to fertilize plantings and control pests and diseases
-- Complete information about what fruit to grow and where
-- Recommendations on improving the soil, planting, pruning, thinning, and other year-round maintenance
--Suggestions for harvesting, preserving, and storageAbout the Author:
The late Lewis Hill, a beloved and best-selling Storey author, grew more than 20,000 trees on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. He was also a member of the National Christmas Tree Association and the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association.
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Book Description Storey Publishing, 1983. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M088266168X
Book Description Storey Publishing, 1983. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11088266168X