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4 edition of The California fruits and how to grow them found in the catalog.

The California fruits and how to grow them

by Edward James Wickson

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Published by Pacific rural press in San Francisco, Cal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fruit culture -- California. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB359 .W654 1914
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24162580M
    LC Control Number14011514

    Apples (Malus domestica) are the most popular tree fruits because they are widely adapted, relatively easy to grow and routine ideal soil pH for apples is . An award-winning food writer and cookbook author, Molly Watson has created more than 1, recipes focused on local, seasonal ingredients. An award-winning food writer and cookbook author, Molly Watson has created more than 1, recipes focused on local, seasonal ingredients. Veggies at Farmers Market. Denise Taylor/Getty Images.

    California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United million residents across a total area of about , square miles (, km 2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban Largest city: Los Angeles. Wickson's book has a chapter called "The Wild Fruits of California" that is helpful to know which California native fruits were known. I've copied part of this chapter so I can [note it] with the current species names, other publications that were listed in Author: Janet Barton.

    It also has Zone maps, glossary, resources and tons of useful info. In each section, it breaks down the best way to start them (seed vs. plant vs. cutting) and why. When to plant them, how to care for them, and also culinary tips. There is a section on drying herbs, and the author’s favorite method, which I found quite interesting. Sunset has again produce a great book for Western gardeners. This book covers all the vegetables, fruits, nuts, herbs and tropical fruits/veggies that anyone in the West wants to grow. Even if you can't grow some of the stuff, it's an interesting read on how papaya, bannas and jicama grow even though I can't grow them in Size: KB.


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San Francisco, Cal., Pacific Rural Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Wickson. The California fruits and how to grow them by Wickson, Edward James, [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Fruit-culture Publisher San Francisco, Cal., Dewey & co.

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Pages: The California fruits and how to grow them. A manual of methods which have yielded greatest success: with lists of varieties best adapted to the different districts of the state. Wickson, Edward J. (Edward James), Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. San Francisco, Calif.,Pacific Rural Press,Author: Edward J.

Wickson. The California fruits and how to grow them; a manual of methods which have yielded greatest success, with the lists of varieties best adapted to the different districts of the state, Author: Edward J Wickson.

Yesterday my copy of The California Fruits and How to Grow Them, by Edward J. Wickson, finally arrived. I've seen this book cited many times over the years, but yesterday was actually the first time I had the opportunity to read it.

I didn't especially set out to buy a copy. The California fruits and how to grow them; a manual of methods which have yielded greatest success, with the lists of varieties best adapted to the different districts of the state, By. Wickson, Edward J. (Edward James), Type. Book Material.

Published material. Publication infoBook Edition: 7th EdFully Rev. An award-winning food writer and cookbook author, Molly Watson has created more than 1, recipes focused on local, seasonal ingredients. An award-winning food writer and cookbook author, Molly Watson has created more than 1, recipes focused on local, seasonal ingredients.

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