What's Wrong With My Fruit Garden?

What's Wrong With My Fruit Garden?

100% Organic Solutions for Berries, Trees, Nuts, Vines, and Tropicals

Book - 2013
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This guide is a must-have for any food gardener looking to grow scrumptious and problem-free fruit!

What’s Wrong With My Fruit Garden? offers a path toward a healthy garden packed with fresh fruit. In addition to learning how to diagnose a plant problem through clear visual keys, you will also learn the most effective organic solutions for every problem. Detailed plant portraits include information on growth, season, planting techniques, and temperature, light, and soil requirements. The 37 plants profiles cover everything from almonds to watermelons.

What’s next for the bestselling What's Wrong book series? One of the most challenging parts of the garden—the delicious but disease-prone fruit garden.

Baker & Taylor
Counsels fruit gardeners on how to diagnose a range of plant problems, providing growth portraits and organic solutions for treating thirty-seven popular berry, nut, and fruit-producing plants.

Book News
This attractively designed guide for home gardeners profiles 35 foods, from almonds to watermelon, treating each with two pages of description and information about growth habits and requirements, garden uses, pollination, pruning, and problem-solving. Supporting the fruit-specific coverage are problem-solving guides, thorough coverage of organic solutions to common problems, general cultivation information, and illustrated charts showing how to recognize temperature-, soil-, light-, and water-related problems. Small photos usefully illustrate all aspects. Annotation ©2014 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

& Taylor

In this third installment in the bestselling series, a botanist and expert plant pathologist shows readers how to create and maintain a healthy garden packed with fresh fruit by providing organic solutions for every problem that may arise. Original.

Publisher: Portland, Oregon :, Timber Press,, ©2013
Description: 312 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781604693584
Branch Call Number: 634 Dea
Additional Contributors: Wadsworth, Kathryn B.


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Mar 07, 2016

Perhaps a lot of information, but poorly organized and not indexed so very difficult to use. Also limited in the types of plants (and some not relevant for Canada, like bananas and avocado).

Aug 20, 2015

The "What Is Wrong With My..." series is extremely helpful, because it contains loads of photographs. So many times, books mention diseases and pests, but never supply photos. Google image searches take time and often don't give good answers. This book could use a greater diversity of images though, rather than one image per health issue. For example, the authors might show picture of the type of damage a pest insect causes, but not always a picture of the insect itself.

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