Author(s): Alan Buckingham
There are many reasons why it’s worth growing your own fruit and nuts: freshness, flavour, good health, and choice are all part of the equation, but so too are concerns about the industrialization of commercial food production and the feeling that we want to know more about where our food comes from, how it is grown, and what is done to it before it reaches us. That, and the fact that many are rediscovering a very simple truth: it
is not only delicious, but also extraordinarily satisfying, to eat food we have grown ourselves. The new paperback edition of Grow Fruit shows that it’s easy to grow your own, no matter how little room you have.
Grow Fruit is one of DKs bestselling books,
alongside its companion, Grow Vegetables.
This new hardback edition, specially adapted for the Australian climate, has been fullyupdated
and redesigned, with advice on choosing the best local varieties and on the optimal growing conditions for each season.
Be inspired: What could be fresher, tastier, more local, and more seasonal than fruit you've grown yourself, in your own garden, picked at the moment when it's at its most perfect.
Forget the supermarket: Grow Fruit taps into today’s fresh food and self-sufficiency trends. Choose from more than 50 different crops – from apples to blueberries, avocados to kiwifruit – all Australian favourites suited to temperate and tropical gardens.
No experience necessary: You don’t need green fingers to grow great fruit. Follow foolproof, step-by-step advice and all the practical know-how you need to fill your fruit bowl with home-grown produce, bursting with goodness A perfect resource for people with limited space: Transform an allotment, garden, patio, terrace, or even an urban balcony into a home-grown haven. Use the quick-reference year planner to work out when to plant, prune and harvest, and master the easy-to-follow techniques for all levels of expertise and every type of growing space.