Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden

Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden

Book - 2008
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Lee Reich provides a valuable guide to uncommon fruits and berries, which add an adventurous flavor to any garden. Though names like jujube, juneberry, maypop, and shipova may seem exotic at first glance, these fruits offer ample rewards to the gardener willing to go only slightly off the beaten path at local nurseries. Reliable even in the toughest garden situations, cold-hardy, and pest- and disease-resistant, they are as enticing to the beginner as to the advanced gardener. This expanded sequel to the author's celebrated Uncommon Fruits Worthy of Attention offers new fruits, new varieties, and new photos and illustrations to entice the reader into an exciting world of garden pleasure.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber, 2008.
Edition: Second edition.
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780881929447
0881929441
Branch Call Number: 634 REI
Characteristics: 288 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Arlein, Vicki Herzfeld

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Jane_Sm
Apr 04, 2016

Very detailed information on nearly 2 dozen types of fruit-bearing plants.

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HereHere
Jun 09, 2012

If you are interested in rare fruits, this book is amazing. A lot of species won't hold up in colder zone climates, but there is plenty to choose from and learn about. There are only a few pages of color pictures, which is a shame.

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