Год выпуска: 2008 Автор: Lee Reich Издательство: Страниц: 308 ISBN: 0881929441
Inspired by the local-food movement, many Americans are turning their yards into miniature orchards, growing apples, kiwis, peaches, and strawberries. Discerning gardeners—tired of the common blackberry—want something new. Jujube, juneberry, maypop, pawpa and shipova are just a few of the uncommon—and absolutely tasty—fruits that can be easily grown in the home garden. Lee Reich has chosen 23 fruits that offer mouthwatering rewards to anyone willing to veer off the beaten path. As useful as it is inspirin this new paperback edition emphasizes the practicalities of plant selection, cultivation, propagation, and maintenance. All plants were carefully chosen for their ease of care, ability to withstand cold, and flavor. Tips for using the fruits in the kitch are also included. After reading this delightful book, all gardeners will want to grow and enjoy these uncommonly delicious fruits.