Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Grow Your Own Fruit - Carol Klein

Grow Your Own Fruit is published by the RHS (Royal Horticultural society), and covers all aspects of choosing, propagating and protecting your fruit garden.


Carol Klein: grow fruit, RHS gardener



# Hardcover: 224 pages
# Publisher: Mitchell Beazley; 1st Edition edition (5 Jan 2009)
# Language English
# ISBN-10: 1845334345
# ISBN-13: 978-1845334345

Nearly every purchaser has given the book 5 stars, so there! I have a similar RHS book of tree fruit and it is very good (review to follow).

Table of Contents

Introduction Preparation and Techniques Growing in a small space Know your plot Preparing for planting All about growing Harvesting and storing Extending the season Coping with problems Planning what to grow Pests and diseases Growing your own tree fruits Apples Pears Plum family (gages, damsons, bullaces) Figs Peaches, nectarines Almonds, apricots and cherries Mulberries Elderberries Cranberries Quinces Medlars Nuts Citrus Passion fruit Growing your own soft fruits Strawberries Raspberries Blackberries Hybrid berries Black currants Redcurrants White currants Gooseberries Grapes Blueberries Kiwi fruits Rhubarb Melons Calendar of care Glossary

There is a video of Carol in the garden here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14879156

organic soil, biodiversity, nutrition

1 comment :

  1. COP13 #biodiversity news: Genetic diversity is the pillar to food security and agricultural productivity biodiversity news

    CBD COP 13 decisions

    The Cancun Declaration intends to promote sustainable agriculture for food security, human nutrition, health, economic development and environmental protection;

    and the adoption of a holistic integrated view and assessment of ecosystems and the interlinkages between agriculture and biodiversity.

    Delegates also called for the conservation and cultivation of native varieties, as well as farmers’ landraces;

    locally adapted breeds and underutilized species, including those threatened by production intensification;

    and the implementation of the Global Plans of Action on Animal, Plant and Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, to meet global food demands in a sustainable manner.

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