Publisher description for The home orchard handbook : a complete guide to growing your own fruit trees anywhere / Cem Akin, Leah Rottke.

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Crisp apples, tart lemons, lush figs, tender peaches--imagine the bounty of a late-summer farmer's market, right in your backyard! Learning how to plant and care for fruit trees is a desirable, accessible activity for a wide range of people. It's a natural extension of many gardeners' repertoires, and the investment yields generations of results.


--Growing your own fruit ensures a fresh, delicious, abundant harvest for your family and friends for years.

--Fruit trees diversify a region's agricultural landscape and ecosystems, attracting pollinating bees, songbirds, and other desirable visitors.

--Cultivating orchards on your own decreases your reliance on grocery store distribution channels and boosts sustainability._


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fruit trees.