Fruit and Berry Gardening for Canada
It's amazing the range of fruits and berries you can grow in Canada when you know the proper techniques. * Healthy: blueberry, cranberry, goji berry and grape * Exotic: banana, citrus, fig, gingko, olive, persimmon and pineapple * Easy to grow: apple, cherry, elderberry, pear, plum, raspberry and blackberry, rhubarb, serviceberry (saskatoon) and strawberry * Nuts: beech, chestnut, hazelnut, pecan, pine nut and walnut * Unusual: cape gooseberry, kiwi, passion fruit and prickly pear * Fun for kids: melon, peanut, squash and watermelon * Plus: almond, apricot, bayberry, chokeberry, currant and gooseberry, hawthorn, highbush cranberry, juniper berry, mulberry, Oregon grapeholly, peace and nectarine, quince, rosehip, sumac and wintergreen. * Even if you have only a small plot of land or a balcony on which to garden, don't let it stop you from experimenting with a variety of fruits and berries. In this book, veteran garden writers Alison Beck and Louise Donnelly present all the information you need to know: * Selection, planting and care of plants * Ideal garden locations for certain types of plants * Preparing the garden * Pruning and propagation * Problems and pests.
About the Author
Alison Beck is one of Canada’s bestselling garden writers. She has written or co-authored more than 30 gardening guides, many of which have become bestselling, award-winning guides. They are filled with practical advice and her passion for gardening.