This is the perfect guide for beginners thinking about including an orchard to their sustainable homestead. Covering every topic from kwing where and how to grow, to understanding the different varieties, to learning the basics of preserving, FRUIT TREES, BERRIES & NUTS includes all that readers need to kw to get the most out of their new crop. Including time-tested tips and tricks used by expert farmers, this invaluable resource is a must-have for anyone looking to enjoy the fruits of their labour all-year round!
Kim Pezza grew up among orchards and dairy and beef farms having lived most of her life in the Finger Lakes region. She has raised pigs, poultry and game birds, rabbits and goats, and is experienced in growing herbs and vegetables. In her spare time, Kim also teaches workshops in a variety of areas, from art and simple computers for seniors, to making herb butter, oils, and vinegars. She continues to learn new techniques and skills and is currently looking to turn her grandparents' 1800s farm into a small, working homestead.