Growing Berries and Currants
A Directory of Varieties and How to Cultivate Them SuccessfullyBook - 2002
Succulent soft fruit, including strawberries, raspberries, currants, blackberries and blueberries, are one of nature's best gifts. The different types and most popular varieties are described with useful information on their history, growing habits, nutritional facts and culinary uses. There is also key advice on essential tools and preparing the soil prior to planting and propagation. The illustrated section on practical cultivation presents detailed information on cultivating, whether you have a kitchen garden, a small garden plot with some space in the borders, or room for a few containers. The techniques include training, supporting and pruning soft fruit, as well as protecting plants from the weather, pests and diseases, and harvesting and storing crops.
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, 2002.
Characteristics: 64 p. :,col. ill.
Alternative Title: Berries and currants