Bush-Fruits; A Horticultural Monograph of Raspberries, Blackberries, Dewberries, Currants, Gooseberries, and Other Shrub-Like Fruits (Hardcover)

Bush-Fruits; A Horticultural Monograph of Raspberries, Blackberries, Dewberries, Currants, Gooseberries, and Other Shrub-Like Fruits By Fred W. Card Cover Image
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This vintage book is a complete guide to growing fruit on bushes, with information on raspberries, blackberries, dewberries, currants, gooseberries, and other shrub-like fruits. Illustrated and extensive, this volume constitutes a must-have handbook for anyone occupied in producing fruit from bushes, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of gardening literature. Contents include: "the Location", "The Land", "Fertilizers", "Suggestions on Planting", "Management of the Land", "Tillage Tools", "Pruning", "Winter Killing", "Propagation", "Thinning the Fruit", "Effect of Spraying on Pollination", "Forcing Raspberries and Blackberries", "Suggestions of Picking", "Packages and Marketing", "Remarks on Crossing Berries", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781443731973
ISBN-10: 1443731978
Publisher: Codman Press
Publication Date: November 4th, 2008
Pages: 560
Language: English