The Holistic Orchard

“The Holistic Orchard” provides essential insight for anyone aspiring to grow fruit organically and sustainably.

Praised by Toby Hemenway, this book by Phillip emerges as a critical resource for both novice and seasoned fruit growers.

Embracing Nature’s Wisdom

  • The book emphasizes orchard ecosystem understanding, moving beyond mere manipulation of nature to nurturing it.
  • Organic health management, soil biology, and the right variety choices are pivotal themes.

Comprehensive Growing Guide

  • Offers step-by-step instructions for the orchard year, from design and planting to pruning and grafting.
  • Includes detailed profiles on pome fruits, stone fruits, and berries, adapting to various climates.

Beyond Basic Orchard Care

  • Delves into permaculture connections, native pollinators, and biodiversity to enhance orchard health.
  • Provides organic solutions to pest and disease challenges, promoting a safe growing environment.

Phillip’s expertise and passion for organic fruit growing are evident throughout “The Holistic Orchard,” making it a valuable guide for anyone looking to establish a healthy, productive orchard with a deep respect for nature.

Author: Michael Phillips

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 9781933392134

Pages: 432

Country: UK  

Language: English  

Dimension: 8 x 10 inch