Growing Fruit Under Glass - The Peach and the Nectarine (Paperback)

By David Thomson

Read Books, 9781446537787, 54pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2011

List Price: 15.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


This vintage volume contains a guide to growing peaches and nectarines under glass, with information on selecting varieties, common problems, pruning, training, and more. Complete with simple, step-by-step instructions and a plethora of helpful illustrations, this is a guide that will be of considerable utility to those with an interest in growing fruit at home, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Peach-House for Early Forcing'; 'Peach-House when Ripe Peaches are Not Required Before July'; 'Drainage, Depth, and Width of Border'; 'Soil'; 'Varieties for Early Forcing'; 'Nectarines for Early Forcing'; 'Late Nectarines'; 'Propagation and Selection of Trees' and more. We are republishing this vintage book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a new prefatory introduction on growing fruit.