Online Course Library

Welcome to the complete organic fruit growing resource centre

You'll find more than 50 short courses and e-books to support your rapid journey to becoming a confident fruit grower. You can also access our free resources by clicking on "Free Stuff" in the Course categories box.

The courses cover all fruit growing topics—from soil nutrition and management, right through to harvest and eating. The focus is on results, and helping you turn enthusiasm and effort into reliable and delicious crops of fruit, every year.

The courses have between 6 and 20 units. No matter how you prefer to learn—reading, doing, listening—you'll find articles, audios, worksheets, videos and interactive hands-on activities to suit you. When you select and buy a course, you'll get instant access to all the units in that course.

Altogether, the courses make up the complete Grow Great Fruit system. If you want to become a pro fruit grower as quickly as possible,  the Grow Great Fruit Home-Study Program may suit you better as it includes access to all courses and e-books, unlimited one-on-one help from us, a Fruit Tree Database, and other member-only resources.  

If learning at your own pace is more your style, get started by browsing all the courses on this page, or refine your search by selecting Course Categories (topics).

Any queries, please get in touch here.

Happy growing. Hugh and Katie :)


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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.

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$49.95 incl. GST

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.

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$24.95 incl. GST

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.

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$39.95 incl. GST

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

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$39.95 incl. GST

Find Out The 10 MUST-KNOW Steps to Growing Nutritious Fruit You’ll Feel Proud of, Without Using Any Toxic Chemicals, by downloading this free ebook (normally worth $19.95)

Are you dreaming of growing your own fruit to help create the lifestyle you want? Or maybe you already have fruit trees and know how amazing it feels to eat yummy sun-ripened fruit from your own garden (so much better than shop-bought).

But if you’re like the thousands of gardeners we’ve spoken to, you worry about problems with your trees like pruning, pests and diseases (but don’t want to use chemicals).

Our free ebook will give you answers about all the topics that will help improve your fruit growing.

You’ll also get a free subscription to our Weekly Fruit Tips newsletter to give you regular, timely tips to help you keep your trees healthy and fruitful. You’ll soon be enjoying abundant harvests!

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