Orchard: Growing and cooking fruit from your garden
Publisher:Pavilion Books ISBN:9781911624776 Published Date:6th June 2019 Dimensions:194 X 248 X 32 mm Weight:1.1603 kilograms Pages:288 Binding:Hardcover Illustrations:over 140 photographs and illustrations Condition:New
Whether you fantasise about having a whole orchard, just a cherry tree in a pot, or even the perfect apple pie, this comprehensive guide provides all the information and inspiration you need. As well as sharing essential cultivation advice and delicious recipes, it also explores the traditions of fruit growing alongside the histories of fruits.
Orchards are one of the oldest and most beautiful types of garden. Forget large commercial orchards and, instead, think of sitting in the gentle shade of a graceful tree and eating a perfect piece of fruit. You do not need a lot of space to achieve this; you don't even need much skill. Just a desire for really good fruit and a love of beautiful gardens and trees.
Whether you fantasise about having a whole orchard, just a cherry tree in a pot, or even the perfect apple pie, Orchard provides all the information, inspiration and encouragement you need. From versatile apples, popular pears, beautiful cherries and cultivated plums to rare quinces, ancient medlars and wise mulberries, Orchard caters for the fruit farmer, amateur cook and natural historian. As well as sharing essential cultivation advice and delicious recipes, this comprehensive guide also explores the rich traditions of fruit growing alongside the charming histories of your favourite fruits.
Whether you have a tiny balcony or a huge field, it's never been easier to grow and cook orchard fruits.
Review'This lyrical work [presents] a wealth of material and exactly the right mixture of historical detail, culinary direction and advice on growing the fruit trees themselves.' * The English Garden *
'Whether you fantasise about having a whole orchard, a cherry tree in a pot, or the perfect apple pie, this guide provides all the information and inspiration you need.' * The Bookseller *