ISBN: 9780963452061 Year Added to Catalog: 2004 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: b&w illustrations, resources and references, glossary, index Number of Pages: 6 x 9, 288 pages Book Publisher: OttoGraphics Old ISBN: 0963452061 Release Date: March 17, 1995 Web Product ID: 156
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The Backyard Berry Book
A Hands-on Guide to Gardening Berries, Brambles, & Vine Fruit in the Home Garden
"If you're dreaming of harvesting mouth-watering small fruits in your own backyard, ...read this book! If you're already trying small fruit production and harvesting a peck of problems, ...read this book. Stella Otto tells you how to grow the familiar and the more exotic, for big results in a little space."
—Jan Riggenbach, columnist, Midwest Gardening and Midwest Living magazine
Here's hands-on advice from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower to help gardeners create an edible landscape. The Backyard Berry Book provided all the information that backyard gardeners need to grow strawberries, rhubarb, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, lingonberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes, and kiwi fruit. Includes details on soil nutrition and testing; disease, pest, weed, and bird control; and trellis design. A trouble-shooting section and Seasonal Activity Calendar will help ensure success.
About the Author
Author of the 1994 Benjamin Franklin Award winner, The BackYard Orchardist, Stella Otto has more than sixteen years of hands-on experience in fruit growing. As a horticultural instructor, consultant, and fruit farm owner she has repeatedly faced the questions presented in the Backyard Berry Book and offers practical, realistic solutions.