For the Media
For the Media
Easy Edible Landscapes - Berries can be a beautiful, unique landscape accent while providing a sweet harvest (480 words)
Fruit Gardening with Children - Itís OK to get dirty when you share gardening projects like planting a "family" tree. Berry gardening a way to encourage healthy eating for kids. Plus other fun for pint-size thumbs. (420 words)
Proactive Pest Control - Non-chemical steps gardeners can take to protect tree fruit and berries. Primary focus is on berries. (620 words)
Harvest Tips - Enjoy the best from your berry bushes and fruit trees. (480 words)
Fall Fruit Recipes - Not directly from the book, but could be paired with Harvest Tips above, to give a wider appeal. (482 words)
Fruitful Gifts - Unique seasonal gift combination ideas for your favorite gardener. (540 words) Perfect for holiday gift features.
Credit to accompany any of the above articles:
Adapted from the Backyard Orchardist: A complete guide to growing fruit trees in the home garden by Stella Otto. As a horticulturist with over 20 years of experience growing all types of fruit, Ms. Otto offers practical advice to home gardeners of all levels. As an award winning author, Otto has appeared on the Discovery Channel and written fruit gardening article for numerous national magazines. Copies of the Backyard Orchardist and its companion the Backyard Berry Book: A hands-on guide to growing berries, brambles, and vine fruit in the home garden are available from online at www.chelseagreen.com, at bookstores nationwide, or from OttoGraphics, 8082 Maple City Rd., Maple City, MI 49664.