The Smart Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruits

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Stackpole Books, 1997 - Gardening - 252 pages
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Easy-to-follow instructions take you through the basics of growing fruit. The book covers enriching the soil, propagating, controlling pests and weeds, harvesting and pruning. It includes special techniques for achieving bountiful harvests of apples, pears, apricots, cherries, peaches, plums, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, grapes, and various small fruits and nuts.

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About the author (1997)

Bob Gough is professor of horticulture and associate dean for academic programs in the College of Agriculture at Montana State University and the author of nine gardening books. Cheryl Moore-Gough is the Montana State University Extension state horticulturist, the state Master Gardener Program coordinator, and the host of the Northern Garden Tips radio show. Both authors make regular appearances on PBS's Montana Ag Live.

Robert Gough holds a doctorate in botany and is Professor Emeritus of Horticulture at the College of Agriculture, Montana State University. He is the author of 17 gardening books, 500 extension service publications, and articles for "Fine Gardening, Country Journal, National Gardening, Zone 4, Montana Magazine, " and "Harrowsmith." He served as Extension Horticulturalist in Montana, hosted the popular "Dr. Bob s Northern Gardening Tips "radio program for 10 years, and was a panel member on PBS s "Montana Ag Live "for 15 years. He is a Fellow of both the American Society for Horticultural Science and the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, as well as a member of the advisory board of Zone 4.

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