The BackYard Orchardist: The science of growing fruit is complex, but Otto takes the mystery out of it. Anyone can throw a few seeds into the. A backyard orchard was a key element on our “wish list” when we were shopping for a new homestead three years ago. We were thrilled when. Backyard Orchardist has ratings and 22 reviews. Amy said: When you buy your first fruit tree, do yourself and your new tree a favor and buy this book.
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The BackYard Orchardist
The science of growing fruit is complex, but Otto takes the mystery out of it with detailed instructions that guide the backyyard through the processes of planning, planting, cultivating, and harvesting. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
orchafdist Molly Daub rated it liked it Dec 14, Apr 01, Heath rated it liked it. I do think she could go into a little more detail at times, but it’s a good start for learning about fruit trees. Unless I find another amazing book, I’ll probably buy my own copy of this one. Paperbackpages.
Today is a new day. Lot’s of great info on planting “compact orchards” or the most possible fruit in the smallest spaces imaginable!! Jane rated it really liked it Jun 01, Rob Weir rated it really liked it Mar 03, Feb 22, Jason rated it it was amazing.
I am going to check on some of these things elsewhere with newer resources but I am sure that I learned a good bit from this book all the same. Those with limited space will learn about growing dwarf fruit trees in containers.
Adewale Grillo rated it it was amazing Aug 23, I’ll never remember everything in this book but I’ll remember just enough to know its in there and where to find it. Appendices include a fruit-growers monthly calendar, a trouble-shooting guide for reviving ailing trees, and a resource list of nurseries selling fruit trees. Rusty rated it liked it Jul 21, This is orchardisg great book!
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Needs more solutions for problems. Luckily, The BackYard Orchardistby Stella Otto, can help home gardeners eliminate those impediments and ensure they will reap what they sow.
To ask other readers questions about Backyard Orchardistplease sign up. Jun 20, Kim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Reviewed by Diane Prokop Winter My only hesitation is that it seems a bit old. Linda Lee Gillilland rated it it was amazing Oct 08, For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree fruit to their bacoyard here are hints and solid information from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower.
Orchadrist any of you locals wondering why in the heck we planted our fruit trees in such a small space, check out this really cool website about it The first half of the book was about why to plant a fruit tree and how to prepare to plant a fruit tree which was very informative however since my orchard is 2 years old I was hoping for more orchardizt caring for the orchard and less about preparing to bavkyard one. Trivia About Backyard Orchardi I found her chapter on revitalizing older trees particularly welcome.
I am one that values time tested solutions but as new varieties come out among other things resources can become outdated.
Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden by Stella Otto
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Dec 04, John Brian Anderson rated it liked it Shelves: Stella Otto does an excellent job presenting the general information needed on fruit trees, growing requirements, pruning, grafting, pest control and harvesting while also providing in depth information on each type of fruit and the varieties available. Jan 20, Fed rated it really liked it.
The science of growing fruit is complex, but Otto takes the mystery out of it. The Backyard Orchardist includes help on selecting the best fruit trees and information about each stage of growth and development, along with tips on harvest backyagd storage of For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree fruit to their landscape here are hints and solid information from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Try again or cancel this request. I know have 8 thriving fruit trees. I backyaard a ton and refer to it regularly.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This was very helpful as I was planning my little home orchard.