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The Berry Grower's Companion

Handbook / Manual

By: Barbara Bowling

304 pages, 40 col photos, 25 b&w illus, 17 tables

Timber Press

Paperback | Oct 2005 | #155153 | ISBN: 0881927260
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Hardback | Nov 2000 | #112006 | ISBN: 088192489X
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About this book

Berry fruits have long been used and appreciated in the kitchen, but the aesthetic and practical benefits they bring to the garden landscape are all too often ignored. Whether for the ground cover effect of a strawberry plant, the colorful autumn foliage of a blueberry plant, the climbing trait of a grapevine, or the hedge potential of an elderberry bush, these plants are highly versatile contributors to a range of garden environments. And growing such gems in your own backyard means convenient access to savory fruits for the table or for sale.

The author's enthusiasm and her passion for the subject are obvious, as are her knowledge and practical experience. - Jim Arbury, The Garden"

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Barbara Bowling, Ph. D was a professor of horticulture at Pennslyvania State University (USA) for nearly twenty years.

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