The Backyard Orchardist
With more than over 25 years experience under her name, Stella Otto gives sage advice through her book, The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden. As an experienced grower, Otto shares her know-how on how to grow your own tree fruit in your backyard.
Filled with comprehensive information on tree fruits like apples and pears, this fruit book tackles on topics such as how to select the right tree, what to expect on each stage of growth and development of the fruit tree, pruning and useful harvesting and storage tips. The Backyard Orchardist also teaches you how to grow a dwarf tree in a container. This can cater to those only with a small space for a garden.
Complete with a trouble shooting guide on how to revive trees that are sick and a fruit-growers monthly calendar, the Backyard Orchardist also has a list of nurseries that sell fruit trees.
You can buy the The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden on Amazon.com for $13.60 & it’s eligible for Amazon.com’s FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25.
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