A Guide to Soft Fruit Growing - The Strawberry (Paperback)

By E. Gilbert

Read Books, 9781446537428, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2011

List Price: 11.99*
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This antiquarian book comprises a concise and accessible guide to growing strawberries, with information on planting, manuring, pests, and more. This book will be of considerable utility to novice fruit growers with an interest in growing strawberries, and it would make for a great addition to collections of allied literature. Although old, the information of contained in this guide is timeless, making it both a useful, practical guide, and an appealing volume for collectors of vintage literature. The chapters include: 'Introduction to Fruit Growing', 'Strawberries', 'Summer-Fruiting Strawberries', 'Soils', 'Preparation of the Bed', 'Buying Healthy Plants', 'Planting', 'Mulching and Manuring', 'Planting Distances', 'Cultivar', 'Perpetual-Fruiting (Remontant or Ever-Bearing) Strawberries', etcetera. We are republishing this antiquarian volume now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a new prefatory introduction on fruit growing.