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Trees for gardens, orchards & permaculture, Martin Crawford - paperback

Summary
Are you wondering which productive trees to plant in your garden? Or are you planning a forest garden? Perhaps you are planting an orchard but want a greater diversity of useful trees than is typical? Or you d like to know what unusual fruit trees you can use? The answers to all these questions can be found in master forest gardener Martin Crawford s new book. Crawford has researched and experimented with tree crops for twenty-five years and has selected over one hundred of the best trees producing fruits, nuts, edible leaves, and other useful products that can be grown in Europe and North America. Each of the trees or tree groups includes details of: Origin and history Description and uses Varieties/cultivars Cultivation, pests, and diseases Related species European and North American suppliers Color photos with every entry. The appendices make choosing trees for your situation easy, with lists of suitable trees for specific situations, plus flowcharts to guide you. If you want to know about and make use of the large diversity of tree crops that are available in temperate and continental climates, then this book by an internationally acknowledged expert is both fascinating and essential reading
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xiv, 229 pages, color illustrations, 28 cm
Isbn
9781856232166

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