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The Complete Guide to Fruit Growing

By: Peter Blackburne-Maze

128 pages, 50 black & white line drawings 8 page colour plate section

Crowood Press

Paperback | Apr 2010 | #185794 | ISBN-13: 9781847971739
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About this book

Growing fruit in the garden has never been so popular - or so easy. This book takes a fresh look at many of the established favorites and the new varieties now available and offers practical guidance to achieving top-quality results. Everything from selection, preparation and planting to pollination, pest control and harvesting is covered, and full details are included on the most popular fruits - apples, pears, plums and cherries - and on less commonly cultivated kinds, such as nectarines and figs. There is even a section of growing fruit in greenhouses.


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Biography

Peter Blackburne-Maze is a professional horticulturist and writer, specialising in fruit and vegetables. He is the author of the companion volume The Complete Guide to Vegetable Growing, published by Crowood.

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