Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
The Fruit Trees Book – Growing Apples: Your No-Nonsense Guide To A Juicy Apple Harvest In Your Backyard by Vas Blagodarskiy is an excellent book for all readers who are interested in gardening and who want to grow apple trees in their yard. The book gives information to readers on growing their apple trees, from planting the young seedlings to harvesting apples from a matured tree. The author has included a few tried and tested tips from apple growers, which are helpful to both a professional grower as well as a hobbyist. The special considerations in choosing a variety of tree, the best way to care for the apple trees so that they grow strong and healthy to yield delicious fruits, pruning, caring for grafted trees, climatic conditions best suited to grow apple trees, and tackling diseases are covered methodically, making it a good resource for all those looking to plant apple trees in their yard.
The author handles the topic extensively, making the step by step instructions easy for readers to get into planting their own apple trees in their yard. The book includes the names of twenty of the most popular apple varieties of all time and has planting guidelines for each one of those, making it helpful for readers to take care of their apple tree at home according to its variety. The author’s love for gardening and fruit trees is evident in the manner of giving details on how to plant, prune, and take care of an apple tree at home. All the hints given in this informative book are useful for growing healthy apple trees.