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The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic…
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The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist

by Michael Phillips

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A Guide for the Organic Orchardist
  jhawn | Jul 31, 2017 |
Phillips does an excellent job covering many topics. I found the pruning chapter most revealing. I've skimmed the topic before, but it never made as much sense as presented here. He offers pros and cons for many of his practices, and that is particularly helpful for independent decisions for the reader. I'd love to read something most recently by him to see whether his practices have evolved. ( )
  2wonderY | Jan 17, 2017 |
Everything, I mean EVERYTHING to do with growing apple trees, in the warm language of a learned orcharder who knows his stuff and loves his apples. Wonderful just to read, as well as useful and practical how-to advice, background, and why. ( )
  RuTemple | Jun 24, 2008 |
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"Despite the challenges, it is possible to grow healthy, flavorful apples with little or no need for synthetic chemicals. In The Apple Grower, author and organic orchardist Michael Phillips combines the forgotten wisdom of our great-grandparents with the best research and techniques available today." "Since it first appeared in 1998, this book has been widely acclaimed as the gold standard for anyone who wants to grow apples wisely and naturally. This new, colorful, fully revised and expanded edition features much new information on cutting-edge topics."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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