Growing Citrus: The Essential Gardener's Guide

Growing Citrus The Essential Gardener s Guide The unique foliage aromatic flowers and dramatic colors of citrus add an exotic touch to the garden terrace deck or balcony The delicious and nutritious fruits they harvest are a draw to an ever

  • Title: Growing Citrus: The Essential Gardener's Guide
  • Author: MartinPage
  • ISBN: 9780881929065
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The unique foliage, aromatic flowers, and dramatic colors of citrus add an exotic touch to the garden, terrace, deck, or balcony The delicious and nutritious fruits they harvest are a draw to an ever increasing number of people interested in growing their own food Martin Page charts the introduction of citrus to the western world, celebrates their unique flavors and diveThe unique foliage, aromatic flowers, and dramatic colors of citrus add an exotic touch to the garden, terrace, deck, or balcony The delicious and nutritious fruits they harvest are a draw to an ever increasing number of people interested in growing their own food Martin Page charts the introduction of citrus to the western world, celebrates their unique flavors and diverse uses, and recommends the best varieties for garden cultivation The detailed cultivation advice describes how to grow the trees in all climates, includes tips on overwintering, and shows how to tend to trees in pots, small gardens, and greenhouses Includes oranges, lemons, limes, tangerines, clementines, and many Growing Citrus is the definitive guide to growing the world s most important fruit crops and will inspire the enthusiastic home gardener to grow their own.

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    About "MartinPage"

    1. MartinPage

      There is than one author with this nameDr Martin Page is an English botanist, ecologist and plant photographer.Page was born in Birmingham and educated at University College, Swansea, taking his PhD at the University of Exeter In 2001 he became news editor of The Garden, the magazine of the Royal Horticultural Society, and since 2005 he has worked as an ecological consultant Page is an expert on peonies and President of the Peony Society UK.

    790 thoughts on “Growing Citrus: The Essential Gardener's Guide”

    1. I really enjoyed the beautiful photos of citrus fruits in this book. It was too technical, and about the diseases of citrus fruits, their plant genealogies etc. I just wanted to learn how to grow a little Thai lime leaf tree in my yard here in TX. The book was a wet blanket of my orangery dreams. Yep, It looks like too much work!


    2. In containers, conservatories and the open garden. Did you know that an Orangery is an actual building (quite fancy) built to grow citrus in England & other parts of Europe and most of them have now been turned into restaurants and tea houses?It is as easy to grow citrus in containers as it is in groves?Not too thrilled about all them bugs. Grafting came from the ancient Greeks 7 Chinese. You can grow form the seeds, but they become susceptible to root rot, so it's better to graft them.An en [...]


    3. I got this book because I was working on a citrus article and became so fascinated with all the information, I decided to read the whole book. From the introduction and history of citrus to the various types to how to grow the trees, I loved learning about this fruit category that doesn't grow willingly in the Pacific Northwest. I want to know what limequats or Australian Dessert Limes taste like. I loved looking at all the pictures. I'm not a skilled gardener, but this book will keep me dreamin [...]




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