Fruit Production for the Home Gardener

Grow your own fruit on a small scale.
Fruit Production for the Home Gardener - Guides and Publications
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Fruit Production for the Home Gardener, a resource for people who wish to produce fruit on a small scale (one acre or less) and are not legally licensed to use pesticides, emphasizes production methods that use alternative pest control strategies, such as integrated pest management (IPM), to reduce pesticide use.

Who is this for?

Home gardeners; small-scale fruit growers

What will you learn?

Getting started in the home fruit planting; pollination requirements; soil fertility and pH; sources of nursery stock; pests and pesticides in the home fruit garden; controlling wildlife damage in the home fruit garden; variety selection, planting, nutritional requirements, watering needs, flowering habits, pruning and thinning, and pest and disease management for pome fruits, stone fruits, brambles, strawberries, blueberries, gooeseberries and currants, elderberries, grapes and hardy kiwi.


Deciduous Tree Fruit Production Tree Fruit Rootstocks Pruning and Training Tree Fruit Apple Varieties Tree fruit nutrition Asian pear varieties Impact of climate change on tree fruit production

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