Books on Growing Organic Fruit Trees

Organic fruit is fruit grown without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Organic fruit has been reputed to contain more vitamins and minerals and possess a better flavor. Organic gardening can be tricky for someone who has never attempted such an endeavor. The best place to start when desiring an organic garden is the library, which is packed full of information on how to successfully grow a backyard organic fruit tree.

Collaborative Book

The book "Kitchen Harvest: A Cook's Guide to Growing Organic Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs" by Susan Berry offers a creative perspective on the advantages of organic growing for overall flavor and quality of food. This collection includes tips for fruit trees as well as root and vine vegetables and basic herbs. This book also offers basic instructions in composting and organic solutions for pests and diseases. Finally, Berry ends the book with a collection of recipes fresh from the garden.

Apple Trees

Michael Phillips presents his experiences as an organic apple farmer in his book, "The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist." Michael presents the knowledge and advice from three generations of apple growers. He further brings out modern scientific discoveries in pest and disease prevention for organic apple growers. The advice in his book is excellent for commercial growers and backyard gardeners alike.

Seasonal Guide

"Growing with the Seasons: A Sharing of Insights into the Creative Aspects of Organic Gardening" by Frank Giannangelo guides organic gardeners through complete annual care of organic plants. This book presents the perspective of a non-expert gardener who learned through experience how to grow an excellent organic garden. The instructions in this book are very clear, including steps that other books tend to forget or dismiss as too simplistic. Giannangelo also presents a compelling presentation in the book for why organic gardening is so important and should be utilized more often.

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Ann White is a freelance journalist with prior experience as a Corporate and Business Attorney and Family Law Mediator. She has written for multiple university newspapers and has published over 300 articles for publishers such as EHow and Garden Guides. White earned her Juris Doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in English literature.