Stella Otto: The Backyard Fruit Gardener

Today's Tip: Mow vegetation short around the base of fruit trees and bushes to reduce winter habitat for rodents.

The BackYard Berry Book: Story Ideas

Author: Stella Otto

Pages: 288
Size: 6 x 9. Trade paperback
Black & white line illustrations
Resource lists
Trouble shooting guide
Monthly almanac
Glossary. Index.
$17.95 USD

ISBN: 978-0-9634520-6-1

Pub Date: April 1, 1995

Published by: OttoGraphics (Distributed by: Chelsea Green Publishing)

Story Ideas from The Back­yard Berry Book

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Ren­o­vat­ing Straw­ber­ries — an impor­tant yearly activ­ity that helps main­tain the best qual­ity fruit and longest pro­duc­tive life for your straw­berry patch.
Prun­ing a spe­cific sin­gle fruit — eg. grapes, pur­ple rasp­ber­ries, or blue­berry bushes.
Gar­den­ing in Small Spaces — using berries to cre­ate and edi­ble land­scape and get the most from the space you have.

Ready-to-Use Sto­ries per­tain­ing to berry growing.

For imme­di­ate down­load, see the Media Releases page

Easy Edi­ble Land­scapes — Berries can be a beau­ti­ful, unique land­scape accent while pro­vid­ing a sweet har­vest (480 words)
Kids in the Berry Patch: A Per­fect Match — Fruit gar­den­ing is a great way to encour­age healthy eat­ing for kids and the berry patch is the per­fect fit for fun for pint-size green thumbs. (507 words)
Berry Har­vest Tips — Enjoy the best your berry bushes and vines have to offer. (425 words)
Proac­tive Pest Con­trol — Non-chemical steps gar­den­ers can take to pro­tect berries and tree fruit.  (620 words)
Wildlife — The other fruit gar­den pests and what to do about them. (565 words)