A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruit will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow their own fruit. From growing from seed to harvesting, the projects will bring the wonderful world of fruit to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of growing their own. Introduction: growing fruit plant types top fruit root stocks soft fruit need to know garden planning planting training pruning Growing fruit in containers TOP FRUIT Citrus: Lemon (Citrus x limon) Citrus: Orange (Citrus x aurantium) Project 1 Growing citrus in a pot Citrus: Kumquat (Citrus x japonica) Citrus: Citron (Citrus medica) Citrus: Meyer's lemon (Citrus x limon Meyer') Quince (Cydonia) Project 2: Making quince jelly Persimmons (diospyros) Loquat (Eriobotrya) Fig (Ficus) Project 3 ?Planting a fig Apple (Malus) Project 3 Step over mini orchard Apple (Malus) pollinating partners Project 4 Family apple tree Crab apple (Malus) Olives (Olea europaea) Cherry family: Apricot (Prunus armeniaca) Cherry (Prunus avium) Gage (Prunus domestica) Almond (Prunus dulcis) Project 5 Making damson gin Damson (prunus insititia) Peach (Prunus persica) Cherry: Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nectarine) Pomegranate (Punica) Pear (Pyrus) Project 6 Perfectly preserved dried fruit Pear (Pyrus) Medlar (Mespilus) Mulberry (Morus) Rosehips (Rosa canina) Project 9 Making rosehip syrup Elder (Sambucus) SOFT FRUIT Kiwi (Actinidia deliciosa) Melons (Cucumis melo) and watermelons Project 7 Growing melons from seed Strawberries (Fragaria) Project 8 Propagating strawberries from runners Wild strawberries Project 9 Growing wild strawberries Goji berries (Lycium barbarum) Myrtle (Myrtis communis) Passion fruit (Passiflora caerulea) Blackcurrants and jostaberry (Ribes nigrum) Blackcurrants and jostaberry (Ribes nigrum) Redcurrants (Ribes rubrum) Pink currants (Ribes rubrum) Gooseberries (Ribes uva-crispa) Blackberries and hybrids (Rubus fruticosus) Blackberries and hybrids (Rubus species) Raspberries (Rubus idaeus) Project 10 Making raspberry fruit leather Blueberries (Vaccinium) inluding bilberry (V. myrtillus) Project 11 Blueberries in a pot Lignonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) Cranberries (Vaccinium oxycoccus) Grapes (Vitis) NUTS Hazlenut (Coryus avellana) Filbert (Corylus maxima) Walnut (Juglans) Sweet chestnut (Castanaea) Cashewnut (Anacardium occidentale) Project 12 Chestnut stuffing Problems Year programme: spring Year programme: summer Year programme: autumn Year programme: winter index acknowledgements.

ISBN: 9780711239371
Author: Gardens, Kew Royal Botanical
Publication date: 03/09/2019
Format: Hardback
Pages: 144
Dimension: 210mm X 160mm