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VINE VOICEon 9 September 2010
Dr D.G. Hessayon's gardening books are an absolute must own if you have a garden, or are about to get a garden, or don't own a garden but look after one for someone else, or just like reading about gardening. Gets straight to the point of telling you what you need to know.

This one is no exception, especially if you intend to grow more than just Trees, Flowers & Grass.

Aside from having a pretty cover, it contains all you need to know to choose & grow: Apples, Pears, Plums & Gages, Cherries, Peaches, Nectarines, Apricots, Figs, Mulberries, Quinces, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Boysenberry, Dewberry, Hildaberry, Japanese Wineberry, Loganberry (and a few other berries you probably didn't know existed), Blackcurrants, Gooseberries, Red Currants, White Currants, Cranberries, Blueberries, Grapes, Melons & Kiwi Fruit.

It also helps you identify various varieties of fruit, and also identify what's gone horribly wrong if your fruit develops a problem.

It also has a section on shop bought fruits, with old favourites + some not many people know exist.

There's also advice on various maintenance tasks, such as pruning.

It doesn't contain advice on growing Rhubarb, if your looking for that......... it's on page 88 of the Vegetable and Herb Expert, which is an excellent partner to this book.
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