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ISBN: 9781603585095
Book Format: Paperback, DVD
Book Art: Full-Color Throughout
Dimensions: 8 x 10, 300 minutes
Number of Pages: 432
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: March 22, 2013
Web Product ID: 747

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Holistic Orcharding with Michael Phillips (Book & DVD Bundle)

by Michael Phillips

The Holistic Orchard: Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction

Chapter One—Orchard Ecosystem
Forest Edge Ecology
Working with Orchard Biology
Holistic Health

Chapter Two—Orchard Design
A Reasonable Life
Tree Practicalities
Permaculture Principles
The Buzz on Biodiversity

Chapter Three—Orchard Horticulture
Choice of Variety
Rootstock
Grafting
Planting Care
Soil Fertility
Tree Doings
Pruning Overview
Pollination
Thinning the Crop

Chapter Four—Orchard Dynamics
Organic Health Management
Bugs and more Bugs
Holistic Approach to Disease
Deer and other Uninvited Guests
Gearing Up

Chapter Five—Pome Fruits

Apples
Pears
Asian pears
Quince

Chapter Six—Stone Fruits
Cherries
Peaches
Nectarines
Apricots
Plums

Chapter Seven—Berries
Bramble
Bush
Shrub

Chapter Eight—The Orchard Year
Holistic Compendium
Parting Words

Appendices
Glossary
Home Orchard Resources
Fruit Websites
Recommended Books
Grower Networks
Bibliography
Index

 

 


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