Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening has been the go-to resource for gardeners for more than 50 yearsaand the best tool novices can buy to start applying organic methods to their fruit and vegetable crops, herbs, trees and shrubs, perennials, annuals, and lawns. This thoroughly revised and updated version highlights new organic pest controls, new fertilizer products, improved gardening techniques, the latest organic soil practices, and new trends in garden design.Carefully remove the old branch the next spring so the sucker will have room to develop. Thinning: ... Pears that wona#39;t ripen may have been in cold storage too long, or the ripening temperature may be too high. ... Problems: Apple maggots, codling moths, green fruit worms, mites, and plum curculio can attack pears. ... Left uncontrolled, psylla and sooty mold can reduce fruit production or even kill the tree. ... Leaves will appear bleached and wilted, fruit may show scabs or russeting.
|Title||:||Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening|
|Author||:||Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips|
|Publisher||:||Rodale - 2009-02-03|