Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Fruit Gardener's Bible and Our Sugared Fruit Tree

  • The Fruit Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden 

  •  by Lewis Hill and Leonard Perry


  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC 
  • (November 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1603429840
  • ISBN-13: 978-1603429849
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 1.1 x 11.2 inches
FTC Purchased 

Description

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.



My Thoughts

I find The Fruit Gardener's Bible has wonderful for tips on where to place when to plant, how to fertilize and when to harvest. 

There is a wealth of useful information on a large variety of fruit trees, berries, and nuts, in general.

I love it when I can walk outside and pick from a tree or bush. And, we are fortunate in that we have a family property that has pears, cherries, strawberries, grapes. raspberries,  mulberries, walnuts, etc. 

For centuries, crystallized fruits were considered delicacies. Apples, grapes, peaches, pears, strawberries adorned Holiday tables.




So, every holiday season when we decorate our home, we make sure to save a place to display our sugared fruit tree and a cake plate of freshly sugared fruit.










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