The Apple Grower
by Michael Phillips “Best book on the topic” 242 pages
Available from Chelsea Green Publishing Co. Totnes, England,
The author began his quest with an honest question: “How did our great-grandparents manage to grow good fruit, in the days when everyone was an organic grower, before we sprayed our trees with pesticides and fungicides? Phillips combines the half-forgotten wisdom of a century ago with the latest scientific knowledge about pests that can plaque apples and other tree fruits.
The Backyard Orchardist
By Stella Otto
Available from Chelsea Green Publishing Co.
A complete guide for growing fruit trees in the home garden