Fruit Trees in Small Spaces: Abundant Harvests from Your Own Backyard
If you have ever thought about branching out in edible gardening into the world of pome fruits, citrus, and stone fruits, but thought you didn't have the space to make it work, this is certainly the book to help you along.
Luscious peaches, crisp apples, and sweet plums right off the tree are hard to beat.
For gardeners yearning for the pleasures of home-grown fruit plucked straight from the tree, this deliciously encouraging guide cuts the subject down to size. Colby Eierman, garden designer and fruit expert, shows how trees can easily be tucked into the tiniest spots and still yield a bumper crop of gorgeous fruit.
Fruit Trees in Small Spaces covers everything a gardener needs to know about choosing and nurturing the most delicious small-space varieties, including selection, pruning, training, irrigation, and disease prevention. With inspiring ideas for spaces of all shapes and sizes and creative recipes for your incredible harvest, you'll want to plant a mini-orchard in every intimate corner.
For the gardener with space limitations, bountiful fruit trees are now within arm's reach.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 264 pp.
- Book dimensions: 8 x 9 in. (230 x 205 mm.)
- Images: 168 color photos, 10 drawings
- ISBN-10: 1604691905
- ISBN-13: 9781604691900
- Product code: 689190
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"If you have ever thought about branching out in edible gardening into the world of pome fruits, citrus, and stone fruits, but thought you didn't have the space to make it work, this is certainly the book to help you along."
—Rochelle Greayer, Apartment Therapy
"Beginning as well as experienced gardeners in the US and Canada will find authoritative information here in an easy-to-use format."
"Talks about turning your yard into a small orchard, growing fruit trees in pots, what works, what doesn't, and even includes recipes."
—William Hageman, Chicago Tribune