Books & Publications

RESTORATION AGRICULTURE MARK SHEPARD 

 

SPECIAL OFFER FULL PRICE £30 – OUR PRICE £20 INC. P&P [in the UK].

SEA BUCKTHORN: CULTIVATION-HARVESTING-ASSORTMENT [VARIETIES] 
by H.J Albrecht, the leading breeder of Sea Buckthorn varieties.
Basic but well illustrated guide in both English and German, 48pp. of each language. £15.00

GROWING FRUIT HARRY BAKER £8.99 pb. 191 pp Part of the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening series.
Probably the best fruit book for the gardener, it makes the subject about as simple as it can be with lots of clear step-by-step drawings.
The recommended book for techniques of pruning and training. Not organic and limited information on varieties. Revised March’99.

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NUTSHELL ‘GROWING’ GUIDES – concise low-cost booklets giving essential information on fruit and cultivating fruits and nuts. By Clive Simms, retired nurseryman.

GROWING WALNUTS – £2.99 32pp GROWING HAZELNUTS – £3.50 36pp
GROWING FIGS – £3.50 36pp GROWING GRAPES – £3.50 40pp
GROWING BLUEBERRIES, CRANBERRIES, LINGONBERRIES – £3.50 36pp

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THE FRUIT EXPERT DR.D.G. HESSAYON £5.99 pb. Good simple introduction & good value for money.

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PEARS J.ARBURY + S. PINHEY

SPECIAL OFFER on PEARS WAS £19.99 – NOW £9.99 103pp. 55 varieties illustrated & described plus some general background info.

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PURPLE LEAF PLUMS A.L.JACOBSON £19.99 183pp Thorough survey of Prunus ‘Pissardii’, its forms and hybrids with details of fruit edibility, flowers, hardiness, culture, ornamental quality, etc. Well illustrated and enjoyable.

HAWTHORNS AND MEDLARS J.B.Phipps £17.99 very useful for Hawthorn fans pp138 pics.

BLUEBERRIES CRANBERRIES and other VACCINIUMS J.Trehane £22.50 pp.256 65 colour pics.

ORGANIC GARDENING P.PEARS + S.STICKLAND £8.99pb. 191pp. Excellent introduction from the R.H.S.

PAMPHLETS FROM HUGH and LAURA ERMEN:-

FRUIT TREES ON THEIR OWN ROOTS 14pp. A5 – a short survey of own-root fruit trees with a useful section on pruning. £1.50

A GUIDE TO FRUIT POLLLINATION 25pp. A5 – fairly botanical & technical, but lots of useful info not easily available elsewhere. £2.00

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PRUNING APPLES AND PEARS 28pp. – very useful guide that covers pruning and related topics. A lot of experience offered at a bargain price – £2.00.

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AGROFORESTRY RESEARCH TRUST PUBLICATIONS:- contain lots of information by variety and lists for particular purposes.

PLANTS FOR HEDGING £7.50 43pp A4
NITROGEN FIXING PLANTS FOR TEMPERATE CLIMATES £12.00 89pp 2nd ed. Revised 1998 A4

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WILDLIFE BOOKS

THE PLANTS OF NOTTINGHAM P.SHEPHERD £8.00 paperback / £12.00 hardback 77pp. 1998

FIRST FOR BRITAIN AND IRELAND P.PALMER £25.00 hardback. 328pp. 2000
Fascinating account of first records of bird occurrences in Britain since 1600. Great for the birder and also for anyone interested in history.

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BAMBOOS C. RECHT & M. F. WETTERWALD £23.99 128pp From planting to propagating to eating. Good introduction.

CHOOSING SMALL TREES P.MCHOY £14.99 128pp. Lots of colour photos; 50+ species described.

 

 

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