The Backyard Orchardist
A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden
Stella Otto
ISBN: 0-96345-203-7
250 pages.
$ 17.95
If you are an avid flower or vegetable grower, but missing out on the joys of fruit gardening, this book and The BackYard Berry Book are for you. With more than 16 years of hands-on experience, Stella Otto presents the methods and techniques to grow fruits and berries successfully. The BackYard Orchardist includes information on site selection, propagation, soil nutrition, pest control strategies and disease identification as well as specific information on apples, pears, cherries, apricots and more. It is one of the finest sources of fruit growing information available. Well written and bulging with information, it will fill a conspicuous void on any homestead.