A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Fruit will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow their own fruit.
This fully and beautifully illustrated guide from Kew Royal Botanical Gardens' fruit expert Kay Maguire gives you all the insight, knowledge and advice you will need to master all kinds of fruit growing.
The book contains a full guide to each type of fruit, with tips on where to grow, planting, how to tend to them and the best tricks to get the most out of your crop. From citrus to berries, apples and figs to nuts and melons, all the most delicious fruits are covered in full detail.
The book also contains 12 projects for readers to follow along with at home, from planting a fig to making quince jelly, growing a melon from seed to making chestnut stuffing.
These projects will bring the wonderful world of fruit to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of growing their own.
The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruit is part of the Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing series and is accompanied by Growing Herbs, Growing House Plants, Growing Vegetables, Growing Orchids and Growing Bulbs.
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Kew Royal Botanic Gardens has built a global resource for medicinal plant names that enables health professionals and researchers to access information about plants and plant products relevant to pharmacological research, health regulation, traditional medicine and functional foods.