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What’s Bugging My Fruit?
Common Insect Pests of Deciduous Fruit Trees
This handy ebook features more than 15 common pests of deciduous fruit trees including a description of each pest (with photos), the type of damage it does, its life cycle, what to look for, and a range of strategies for prevention, control and treatment.
What’s That Spot?
Common Diseases of Deciduous Fruit Trees
This handy ebook will help you identify and treat more than 25 common diseases and conditions of deciduous fruit trees, including strategies for avoiding all the common diseases like Brown rot, Black spot (Apple scab) and Blossom blight. Colour photos will help you identify your fruit tree problems
Water for Fruit
Efficient Fruit Tree Irrigation
In this ebook we demystify watering, giving you the information needed to not only monitor your watering, but also set up a system that works, is efficient, makes the most of our most precious resource, and gives the best chance of getting a good return.
Pruning by Numbers (ebook)
A guide to pruning deciduous fruit trees
The ebook starts with the parts of a fruit tree, basic aims of pruning, and the 10 Key Pruning Principles. We talk you through deciding what shape you want your tree to be, and give clear, concise instructions about how to care for your tree as it grows. There’s also details on what to do with monster trees (the ones that got away!) and includes a wide variety of training systems.
Is My Soil Healthy?
Start here for soil basics
Growing amazing organic food starts and ends with the soil. Understand what soil is and whether yours is healthy, and learn simple, practical skills to support the fruit trees and other plants in your garden.
The Art of Compost Tea
Supercharge your soil
Become a skilled soil builder with this little-known but valuable technique for rapidly building soil fertility.
Improve the Health of Your Garden
Capture the nutrition from garden waste
Close the nutrition loop in your backyard and save on fertilisers by safely recycling garden waste.
Compost That Works
Make your own “black gold” and capture the nutrition from garden waste
Learn how to make your own high quality, reliable compost—every time! Turn garden waste, food scraps, animal waste and even newspaper and cardboard into nutritious compost full of organic matter, nutrients and healthy soil microbes. Close the “nutrition loop” in your backyard and save on fertilisers at the same time!