What's Wrong With My Fruit Garden? (Paperback)

100% Organic Solutions for Berries, Trees, Nuts, Vines, and Tropicals (What’s Wrong Series)

By David Deardorff, Kathryn Wadsworth

Timber Press, 9781604693584, 312pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2013

List Price: 24.95*
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Description

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.



About the Author

David Deardorff is an author and photographer with a PhD in botany and years of experience as a plant pathologist. He taught at University of Hawaii and Washington State University where he served as faculty advisor to the Master Gardener Program. Deardorff has appeared with Kathryn Wadsworth on numerous radio shows including Martha Stewart Living Radio, Growing a Greener World, Real Dirt, and Gardening with Ciscoe. Join them at kathrynanddavid.com, on Twitter at @KBWandDD, or on Facebook at @david.deardorff.108.


Kathryn Wadsworth’s skill as an author and naturalist illuminates the connection between gardens and nature. She has led eco-tours to wilderness areas around the world and served as executive editor of research journals. She has appeared with David Deardorff on numerous radio shows including Martha Stewart Living Radio, Growing a Greener World, Real Dirt, and Gardening with Ciscoe. Join them at kathrynanddavid.com, on Twitter at @KBWandDD, or on Facebook at @david.deardorff.108.


Praise For What's Wrong With My Fruit Garden?: 100% Organic Solutions for Berries, Trees, Nuts, Vines, and Tropicals (What’s Wrong Series)

“This is an invaluable guide.” —Publishers Weekly

“Beyond comprehensive yet straight forward information about basic cultural techniques regarding planting, pollination, and propagation, Deardorff and Wadsworth offer photographic snapshots that help growers recognize common problems, from environmental disorders to water-related mismanagement. . . . Both hobby and professional fruit growers may find this an essential resource.” —Booklist

“You can grow tasty, blemish-free fruits and nuts with much less work than you may think. . . . Well-organized and concise.” —American Gardener

What’s Wrong With My Fruit Garden? offers help for all kinds of fruit crises. What impressed us most is that the authors take an entirely organic approach.” —Sunset