Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Abundant Harvests From your Own Backyard

Book - 2012
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Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781604691900
Branch Call Number: 634 EIERMAN
Characteristics: 263 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm


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Aug 07, 2017

Nicely presented with good tips on the importance of site preparation, soil, pruning, etc. but not in an overwhelming way. If you're considering adding a fruit tree or two to a small space, this is a good book to review.

Mar 07, 2016

I especially liked the information about the different varieties of fruit trees.

puredesigner May 05, 2015

Lovely book. Hoped for more info on container planting.

May 02, 2013

Gardening. Although the book has many useful aspects, the absence of growth zone information for the featured trees is extremely frustrating. The author's excuse for not providing this info is that each of us has a micro-climate that may affect growth patterns. Even so, perhaps because he is writing from California, his explanation seems like a bit of a cop-out to this North-Eastern gardener.

May 02, 2013

This book briefly touches on many aspects of fruit tree care and has some gorgeous photographs. It had some helpful tips for planting in small spaces such as putting 4 trees of the same species in 1 hole (planting in a circle about one or two feet apart), using stopping cuts when you prune to end branches once they have filled up available, and several other tips.

A good book to review for ideas BEFORE you plant trees in your small space.

Note for Ottawa: It won't help you in selecting which species or varieties would grow well here.

rowanquincy Jul 29, 2012

Ok, but limited. Just an overview.


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