The Apple Grower

The Apple Grower

A Guide for the Organic Orchardist

Book - 2005 | Rev. and expanded ed.
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Despite the challenges, it is possible to grow healthy, flavorful apples with little or no need for synthetic chemicals. In The Apple Grower, author and organic orchardist Michael Phillips combines the forgotten wisdom of our great-grandparents with the best research and techniques available today." "Since it first appeared in 1998, this book has been widely acclaimed as the gold standard for anyone who wants to grow apples wisely and naturally. This new, colorful, fully revised and expanded edition features much new information on cutting-edge topics.
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., 2005.
Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.
ISBN: 9781931498913
Branch Call Number: 634.1184 PHILLIP
Characteristics: xv, 343 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.


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Jun 27, 2010

A lot of heritage apples are mentioned, as well as familiar cultivars. It gives examples of how just a few miles can make a difference on the result, because of soil or weather. Much useful information on identifying and dealing with insects and diseases.


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