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THE  BACKYARD

ORCHARDIST

By Stella Otto

$15.95

A complete guide to growing fruit trees in the home garden. An orchard owner, horticulture instructor, and consultant, Ms. Otto has frequently faced the questions presented in The Backyard Orchardist. Written with simple and logical steps for the beginner, yet in-depth explanations for the experienced grower.

 We highly recommend!

THE BACKYARD

BERRY BOOK

By Stella Otto

$16.95

The Backyard Berry Book offers practical, hands-on advice to help any gardener (novice or master gardener) to grow and harvest strawberries, rhubarb, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, figs, and other small fruit successfully. Small scale farm operators will also find this book helpful. Includes 32 charts, 75+ illustrations, and a seasonal activity calendar.

We highly recommend!

GRAFTING FRUIT TREES

Only $3.95

Do you have a question about grafting? This book answers it. Covering terms, tools, various grafting methods from the simple "Y" to the "Oblique side", budding and essential conditions.

32 pages

(A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin)

Deer Proofing

Your Yard & Garden

by Rhonda Massingham Hart

$12.95

You will learn how to identify deer damage, make your own homemade deterrents, select commercial repellents that work, and design a landscape that literally repels deer. You'll find comprehensive lists of the plants that deer most like and that they dislike, as well as information about deer behavior through out the year. 156 pages

 

Old Southern Apples

Revised and Expanded Edition

(Pub Date: February, 2011)
by Creighton Lee Calhoun, Jr
.

Old Southern Apples is an indispensable reference for fruit lovers everywhere, especially those who live in the southern United States.  Representing our common orchard heritage, many of these apples are today at risk of disappearing from our national table.

Illustrated with more than 120 color images of classic apples from the National Agricultural Library’s collection of watercolor paintings, Old Southern Apples is a fascinating and beautiful reference and gift book. In addition to A-to-Z descriptions of apple varieties, both extant and extinct, Calhoun provides a brief history of apple culture in the South, and includes practical information on growing apples and on their traditional uses.

Featured in articles in the Smithsonian Magazine and Chicago Tribune

  

List price: $75

Our price $60

Cider: Making, Using & Enjoying Sweet &  Hard Cider

by Pool and Nichols

$14.95

A more in depth guide to discovering the pleasure of making and drinking fresh cider. Often called "the cider maker's bible." Includes chapters on varieties of apples for cider and sparkling cider blends, cider and the law, and even how to make your own press! Recipes include making vinegars, applejack, brandy, and cooking with cider. 219 pages

JAMS, JELLIES & PRESERVES

Only $3.95

 

A step-by-step manual on making and canning jams, jellies, herb jellies, butters, conserves, marmalades and preserves. Includes 53 recipes to use and even shows some common pitfalls to avoid.

 32 pages

(A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin) 

Making Homemade Wine

Only $3.95

 

Nine simple steps to great homemade wine!

Robert Cluett takes the mystery our of wine making. Whether you want to make common or unusual wines, you'll find the recipes and the know-how here. There's even a universal wine formula that allows you to create your own recipes! Includes tips for preventing and fixing the most common problems home winemakers encounter.

 32 pages

(A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin) 

Making The Best

Apple Cider

Only $3.95

What's your preference - hard or sweet cider? Learn how to make your own with the right equipment, apple choices, processing steps, and storing. Included are recipes for the kitchen for using both the sweet and hard cider. 32 pages

(A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin)

 

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