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Gardening Fruit

Fruit and Berry Gardening for Canada

by (author) Louise Donnelly & Alison Beck

Publisher
Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Feb 2009
Category
Fruit, Canada
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551056203
    Publish Date
    Feb 2009
    List Price
    $21.95

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It's amazing the range of fruits and berries you can grow in Canada when you know the proper techniques. * Healthy: blueberry, cranberry, goji berry and grape * Exotic: banana, citrus, fig, gingko, olive, persimmon and pineapple * Easy to grow: apple, cherry, elderberry, pear, plum, raspberry and blackberry, rhubarb, serviceberry (saskatoon) and strawberry * Nuts: beech, chestnut, hazelnut, pecan, pine nut and walnut * Unusual: cape gooseberry, kiwi, passion fruit and prickly pear * Fun for kids: melon, peanut, squash and watermelon * Plus: almond, apricot, bayberry, chokeberry, currant and gooseberry, hawthorn, highbush cranberry, juniper berry, mulberry, Oregon grapeholly, peace and nectarine, quince, rosehip, sumac and wintergreen. * Even if you have only a small plot of land or a balcony on which to garden, don't let it stop you from experimenting with a variety of fruits and berries. In this book, veteran garden writers Alison Beck and Louise Donnelly present all the information you need to know: * Selection, planting and care of plants * Ideal garden locations for certain types of plants * Preparing the garden * Pruning and propagation * Problems and pests.

About the authors

ALISON BECK has been gardening since she was a child. She has a diploma in Horticulture and a degree in Creative Writing. Alison is the coauthor of several best-selling gardening guides, and her books showcase her talent for practical advice and her passion for gardening.

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MARIANNE BINETTI writes a syndicated gardening column that reaches over a million readers. Her lighthearted and fun approach to gardening also appeals to TV and radio audiences. Marianne has a degree in Horticulture from Washington State University and lectures extensively to gardening groups.

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