Fruit trees, shrubs, and vines are true two-for-one plants. Many varieties are beautiful a well suited to double duty as sources of delicious food and ornamental additions to the home landscape. qLuscious landscaping, q as author Lee Reich calls it, brings fruit-bearing plants to front and back yards everywhere. Spring blossoms, summer and fall fruit, and the year-round presence of the plants themselves bring a special magic to the home landscape. And of course, they provide sweet, nutritious fruit in season. Landscaping with Fruit is a complete guide to growing temperate-zone fruit, with information on everything from planting and pruning to pest control and harvesting. You'll learn all the basics of landscaping with fruit a analyzing your site and climate, understanding soil and sun, selecting plants, and growing them successfully.Small white blossoms appear in spring and continue to do so throughout the growing season. The flowers are followed ... Maintain an organic mulch to check weed growth and retain soil moisture as well as to keep enriching the ground with humus and nutrients. Some supplemental ... HARVEST, STORAGE, AND USE The fruits taste like cotton soaked in lemon juice until theya#39;re dead ripe. Red varietiesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Landscaping With Fruit|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2012-10-26|