Author(s): Annette McFarlane
Best-selling author Annette McFarlane takes on organic fruit growing in a companion book to her enduring classic ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING. In this practical, no-fail guide, Annette makes fruit growing easy with advice on: soil preparation, drainage, waterwise design, nutrition, coping with climatic variations (including drought tolerance), propagation, purchasing and planting, pruning and training, pollination, pest and diseases and how to control them organically. Complete with profiles of 60 shrubs, vines and trees; including unusual fruits such as carambola, grumichama and granadilla, and specific advice on how to best manage their requirements, ORGANIC FRUIT GROWING will show you - whether a novice or experienced gardener - how to supply your families, friends and neighbours with fruit all year round.
Annette McFarlane lectures in horticulture and is a regular contributor to a range of gardening publications. She presents ‘Gardening Talkback’ on ABC Radio in Brisbane and is the author of the bestselling 'Organic Vegetable Gardening' and 'Successful Gardening in Warm Climates.'