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Publication Date: March 16, 2014
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Best Sellers Rank: #1,468 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store) #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Horticulture > Fruit #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Horticulture > Trees
Informative without being to technical. This has great info and it's an easy read would suggest this to anyone starting out. The author shares some of his own planting errors and how to avoid them. I bought this book looking for fruit tree info but I also acquired some new info about my berry bushes that I hadn't realized before.
I bought a house with a small orchard that the realtor didn't water for months. I managed to save 2 trees but could get not fruit from them. This book is great. It goes into detain on different kinds of fruit and tells you how to prepare the ground, how to feed and care for fruit bearers. It explains how to prune different kinds of trees. I was pruning them all the same, open in middle as I learned from a tv program. Wrong. This is very valuable information that I will use frequently. Hopefully my desert gardening experience will improve.
Straight to the point, insightful and a great all around read! While it's geared more towards the northern half of the United States, I still found almost all the book applicable to our Texas southern climate. Read every page from front to back. I have read many of his "Modern Rustic" series and will most likely read all of them before I am done. Kudos sir.
This book is okay for very basic information about starting an orchard. However, much of the advice in the book about tending an orchard is fairly traditional and doesn't feel well-researched. For example, at least mentioning permaculture or bio-intensive gardening methods. If you want to start/tend an orchard like the author has, then buy this book, but just know that there are other ways of doing so.
I downloaded this and read it in just a few hours. It gives a good STARTER course in planting, and maintaining an orchard. Well worth the time spent reading it. A little humor, and plenty of good info.
Great resource for anyone considering adding a orchard to their efforts. It offers great advice on location, procurement and types of plants. Very good investment of time and money.
Very informative. I really appreciate the leaning towards native North American trees and fruits. Well written and easy to understand.
I picked up because it was a free read,I did not expect much but was surprised with the information and ease of this reading.
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