Grow a little fruit tree : simple pruning techniques for small-space, easy-harvest fruit trees / Ann Ralph.Material type: TextPublisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, Description: 168 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781612120546 (pbk. : alk. paper) :; 1612120547 (pbk. : alk. paper)Other title: Simple pruning techniques for small-space, easy-harvest fruit treesSubject(s): Fruit trees -- PruningDDC classification: 634/.0442 LOC classification: SB359.5 | .R35 2014
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Includes bibliographical references (page 163) and index.
Small is beautiful -- The short fruit tree method -- The elementary principles of pruning -- Choosing varieties -- The fruit tree comes home -- The conversation begins: the hardest pruning cut you'll ever have to make -- The conversation continues -- How much water does a fruit tree need? -- Working with mother nature -- Ripe fruit -- Entering the zone of equilibrium.
Grow your own apples, plums, cherries, and peaches in even the smallest backyard! Expert pruner Ann Ralph reveals a simple yet revolutionary secret that keeps an ordinary fruit tree much smaller than normal. These great little trees take up less space, require less care, offer easy harvest, and make a fruitful addition to any home landscape.