Grow Fruit Naturally Contains the information you need to know to grow delicious and nutritious fruit at home. Covering topics from planning and planting to pruning, natural pest-control and harvesting, this title also provides information on which fruits grow best in what region, and how to reap the most of their bounty. Full description
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5.0 étoiles sur 5Great book12 avril 2012
Par David R. Kent - Publié sur Amazon.com
Lee is an excellent author. This book is no exception. It does a great coverage of common and uncommon fruits. He covers some organic pest control methods which I have never tried or seen elsewhere. I like the lists of the author's favorite cultivars. This is more useful than the descriptions in most fruit catalogs where all fruits taste like angels dancing on your tongue. Some varieties are just better than others. The one cultivar I disagree with the author on is pixwell gooseberry. Lee seems to have a general dislike for this berry, but I find them to be tasty and tolerant of Minnesota winters. This is the only gooseberry cultivar I have fruiting so other varieties may taste better. If you have access to pixwell, it is still a good berry and an easy plant to grow. If you need more details on pruning, I recommend Lee's book on the subject.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5A great addition to my library3 mai 2012
Par Karen Kuhn Wright - Publié sur Amazon.com
A well written and illustrated guide to growing fruit, including the rarer fruits Reich has championed in his previous books. This book has far more detail on every step, with photos and diagrams and charts to help you succeed with your endeavor.
If you want to landscape with edibles, this is a great book for you!
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5.0 étoiles sur 5Good for telling which fruits will take little maintenance23 juin 2012
Par M. Lane - Publié sur Amazon.com
I borrowed this book from the library, and I really liked it. I am zone 8 and I planted several fruit trees last year: pineapple guava, hardy kiwi, and figs. This book made me want to plant pomegranates and more figs. I am not interested in spraying my plants with pesticides and fungicides all the time. This book helped me understand which fruits are easy and appropriate for my climate.
The description of cultivars is also very helpful. One wish is that he would have tables rating the sweetness, acidity, astringency, etc. for the cultivars. That might be kind of a tall request, but it would be helpful.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5Excellent introduction to growing fruit trees without pesticides8 décembre 2013
Par John Mann - Publié sur Amazon.com
We are planting a small orchard on our farm and I was looking for a book that would give me the basics on planting and maintaining the trees. I found the photos and explanation to be very straight forward and easy to follow. For example, the author has a fairly thorough step-by-step explanation of how to properly prepare the soil and plant the tree along with helpful photos. He also gives the why behind his explanation. We are planning to maintain an organic orchard, so I found the explanation on how to naturally treat for pests to be particularly helpful. I would definitely recommend the book to anyone who wants to maintain fruit trees without resorting to chemical pesticides.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5Very Useful!13 février 2013
Par Juliet - Publié sur Amazon.com
Grow Fruit Naturally was a real find! The text is up to date, the illustrations/photographs are excellent and the book is very readable, and it is not often that information on more "minor" fruits are included in this sort of book, a real plus. It will be a good reference for many years.