The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way
The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the
Many people want to grow fruit on a small scale but lack the insight to be successful orchardists. Growing tree fruits and berries is something virtually anyone with space and passionate desire can do - given wise guidance and a personal commitment to observe the teachings of the trees. A holistic grower knows that producing fruit is not about manipulating nature but more importantly, fostering nature. Orcharding then becomes a fascinating adventure sure to provide your family with all sorts of mouth-watering fruit. The Holistic Orchard demystifies the basic skills everybody should know about the inner-workings of the orchard ecosystem, as well as orchard design, soil biology, and organic health management. Detailed insights on grafting, planting, pruning, and choosing the right varieties for your climate are also included, along with a step-by-step instructional calendar to guide growers through the entire orchard year. The extensive profiles of pome fruits (apples, pears, asian pears, quinces), stone fruits (cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums), and berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, gooseberries, currants, and elderberries) will quickly have you savoring the prospects. Phillips completely changed the conversation about healthy orcharding with his first...
- Brand: Chelsea Green Pub Co
- ASIN: 1933392134
The Fruit Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden
The Fruit Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to
Enjoy bushels of crispy apples and baskets of juicy blueberries from your own backyard. Authors Lewis Hill and Leonard Perry provide everything you need to know to successfully grow delicious organic fruit at home, from choosing the best varieties for your area to planting, pruning, and harvesting a bountiful crop. With tips on cultivating strawberries, raspberries, grapes, pears, peaches, and more, this essential reference guide will inspire year after year of abundantly fruitful gardening.
- Brand: Workman Publishing
- ASIN: 1603425675
The Home Orchard Handbook: A Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Fruit Trees Anywhere (Backyard Series)
The Home Orchard Handbook: A Complete Guide to
Crisp apples, tart lemons, lush figs, tender peaches—imagine the bounty of a late-summer farmer’s market, right in your backyard! Learning how to plant and care for fruit trees is a desirable, accessible activity for a wide range of people. It’s a natural extension of many gardeners’ repertoires, and the investment yields generations of results. Growing your own fruit ensures a fresh, delicious, abundant harvest for your family and friends for years to come. Fruit trees diversify a region’s agricultural landscape and ecosystems, attracting pollinating bees, songbirds, and other desirable visitors. And cultivating orchards on your own decreases your reliance on grocery store distribution channels and boosts sustainability.Inside The Home Orchard Handbook, you'll find:—Strategies for choosing your orchard's site, taking into consideration soil quality, sun exposure, microclimates, drainage, and more—Information on plant selection, including what types of fruit trees do well in certain areas and how to decipher critical concepts such as "chill hours," "cultivars," "bareroot," and "cross-pollination"—Guidance on aftercare, including in-depth watering, composting, and preventative care schedules to keep your backyard orchard fruitful for years—Advice on troubleshooti...
- ASIN: 159253712X
- UPC: 080665007187
The Home Orchard
Developed especially for use by backyard orchardists, rare fruit growers, and small-scale growers, The Home Orchard offers a comprehensive look at standard growing methods, as well as some innovative practices that enthusiasts have developed in recent years, some of which are uniquely suited to the small-scale grower. You will learn how trees grow, which species grow best in the different regions and soils, varieties from which to select, preparing the soil, planting, watering and fertilizing, pruning and grafting, thinning the fruit, diagnosing problems, controlling pests, and harvesting. You'll also find special attention given to organic and non-toxic pest management and fertilization methods. Key pests and diseases are identified and natural control methods are emphasized. Irrigation methods for the backyard grower are discussed and the difficult task of how often and how much water to apply is simplified. The focus is on giving the trees enough water but doing so in an efficient, water-saving manner. Included are hundreds of photographs and diagrams that clearly show how to produce the best crops. Photos of several practices, such as key budding and grafting methods, are depicted in step-by-step photos. No other publication provides this breadth and depth of coverage.
- Brand: University of California Press
- ASIN: 1879906724
Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits: Market or Home Production * Site & Crop Selection * Planting, Care & Harvesting * Business Basics
Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits: Market
Danny Barney covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic orchard fruits. Offering expert tips on selecting the right site, choosing the best cultivars, designing and maintaining a sustainable orchard, and efficiently harvesting fruit, Barney also helps you develop a viable business plan, acquire necessary organic certifications, and identify niche markets for your products.
- Brand: Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: 1603425705
The Backyard Orchardist: A complete guide to growing fruit trees in the home garden, 2nd Edition
The Backyard Orchardist: A complete guide to growing
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. Award-winning author Stella Otto starts by systematically guiding readers through the all-important first steps of planning and planting the home orchard. Learn to: • evaluate and build healthy soil • choose the best planting site • select fruit trees that are easy to grow and appropriate for your climate Become familiar with the growing requirements of popular temperate zone tree fruit: the pome fruit―apples, pears, Asian pears, quince, and the novelty medlar --and stone fruit―cherries, apricots, plums, their new hybrid pluots and apriums, peaches and nectarines. In-depth chapters on each fruit offer recommendations on: • disease-resistant varieties to save you time and reduce unnecessary spraying • size controlling rootstocks choices for smaller spaces • compatible varieties to achieve proper cross-pollination that leads to a bountiful harvest For urban gardeners in apartments, condos, and small lots, Otto walks you ...
- Brand: Otto Graphics
- ASIN: 0963452045
Growing Fruit Trees Beginners Guide: 7 Tips To Grow Delicious Fruit & Get The Most Out Of Your Orchard
Growing Fruit Trees Beginners Guide: 7 Tips To
From the Gardening & Home Author, Paul Morgan, comes Growing Fruit Trees Beginners Guide: 7 Tips To Grow Delicious Fruit & Get The Most Out Of Your Orchard . This book will improve your creativity, gardening skills, and expand your repertoire of gardening capabilities. If you are struggling with creative ideas... If you want to show off your garden... Or if the idea of receiving helpful tips and ideas to improve your garden or home appeals to you... THEN THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU! This book provides you with a step-by-step guide to improve, expand, and diversify your garden or home! Are you ready to experience gardening at a whole new level? Then check out this book NOW!
- Brand: Morgan Paul
- ASIN: 1514186268
Fruit Trees in Small Spaces: Abundant Harvests from Your Own Backyard
Fruit Trees in Small Spaces: Abundant Harvests from
Luscious peaches, crisp apples, and sweet plums right off the tree are hard to beat. For gardeners yearning for the pleasures of home-grown fruit plucked straight from the tree, this deliciously encouraging guide cuts the subject down to size. Colby Eierman, garden designer and fruit expert, shows how trees can easily be tucked into the tiniest spots and still yield a bumper crop of gorgeous fruit. Fruit Trees in Small Spaces covers everything a gardener needs to know about choosing and nurturing the most delicious small-space varieties, including selection, pruning, training, irrigation, and disease prevention. With inspiring ideas for spaces of all shapes and sizes and creative recipes for your incredible harvest, you'll want to plant a mini-orchard in every intimate corner. For the gardener with space limitations, bountiful fruit trees are now within arm's reach.
- ASIN: 1604691905
Trees for Gardens, Orchards, and Permaculture
Trees for Gardens, Orchards, and
Are you wondering which productive trees to plant in your garden? Or are you planning a forest garden? Perhaps you are planting an orchard but want a greater diversity of useful trees than is typical? Or you’d like to know what unusual fruit trees you can use? The answers to all these questions can be found in master forest gardener Martin Crawford’s new book. Crawford has researched and experimented with tree crops for twenty-five years and has selected over one hundred of the best trees producing fruits, nuts, edible leaves, and other useful products that can be grown in Europe and North America. Each of the trees or tree groups includes details of: • Origin and history • Description and uses • Varieties/cultivars • Cultivation, pests, and diseases • Related species • European and North American suppliers • Color photos with every entry. The appendices make choosing trees for your situation easy, with lists of suitable trees for specific situations, plus flowcharts to guide you. If you want to know about and make use of the large diversity of tree crops that are available in temperate and continental climates, then this book―by an internationally acknowledged expert―is both fascinating and essential reading.
- ASIN: 1856232166
Fruit Trees: An Introduction to Growing Backyard Fruit Trees (fruit trees, oranges, peaches, orchard, planting, homesteading, pears)
Fruit Trees: An Introduction to Growing Backyard Fruit
Grow Your Own Fruit Trees!***Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited - Download Now!***Can anyone grow fruit trees? Is it difficult?When you download An Introduction To Growing Backyard Fruit Trees, you'll find out how to grow fresh organic fruit in your own backyard. Contrary to popular belief, raising and caring for a fruit tree is relativity easy.How do you get started? What equipment do you need? Is it time-consuming? What if you don't have a green thumb?Fruit Trees explains the pros and cons of outdoor growing. It also describes the various types of trees and the different methods of planting. You'll also learn how to choose the right trees for your area.When you download this book, you'll also learn about the planning, planting, and maintenance you’ll need for your fruit trees. Download An Introduction To Growing Backyard Fruit Trees now, and start gaining the amazing benefits that fruit trees have to offer!Scroll to the top and select the "BUY" button for instant download.
- ASIN: B00R0F9LT4