"Fruits and Berries for the Home Garden"

Pernell Gerver's lecture and presentation entitled "Fruits & Berries for the Home Garden" shows how to have success when growing fruits and berries. The program highlights the many fruits suitable for the home garden such as stone fruits, tree fruits, soft fruits, berries, and brambles. Peaches, cherries, and plums, along with apples, pears, strawberries, blueberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes, raspberries, and blackberries are featured in the program. Each fruit is illustrated and described in detail along with its use in the home garden. Cultural instructions and proper growing conditions are discussed for each fruit or berry. Tips are provided on how to plant, prune, and harvest for maximum flavor. Espalier, a method of training trees to grow flat and in a pattern, is included. No matter what size the garden, the program shows you how to grow delectable fruits and berries in the home garden. Included is a question & answer session after the program as well as a plant sale of rare, hard-to-find, and useful plants and gardening products.


Click on a title below to read the program description or select from one of the links at the left.

"My Award-Winning Garden" ||"The Best Perennials through the Four Seasons" ||
 "Annuals for Instant and Constant Color" || "The Bulbs of Spring, Summer, and Fall" || "How to Grow Beautiful Roses" || "Vegetable Gardening How-to" ||
"Organic Gardening Fundamentals" || "Fruits and Berries for the Home Garden" || "The Many Uses of Herbs" ||"Trees & Shrubs for Home Landscapes" ||
"Designing a Landscape for Winter Interest" ||"Easy-Care Lawns and Groundcovers" || "Rock and Alpine Gardening" || "Introduction to Water Gardening" ||
"Wildflower Gardening" || "Gardening in Containers" ||
"Gardening under Glass in a Home Greenhouse" ||
"Success with House Plants & Indoor Gardening" ||
Gardens to Attract Hummingbirds & Butterflies" ||  "Crafts from the Garden" ||
"A Gardener's Christmas: Decorating with Natural Materials" ||
"A Season's Beginnings: Indoor Seed Starting Made Easy" ||
"Putting the Garden to Bed" ||
"Using Native Plants in the Home Landscape" || "Made in the Shade" ||
"Pruning Simplified: What, When, & How" ||
"Old-Fashioned Flowers for Modern Gardens" ||
"Exotic Tropicals for Beds and Borders" || "Rediscovering Cottage Gardens" ||
"Ornamental Grasses for Year 'Round Beauty" || "The Art of Preserving Flowers" || "Wreaths for All Seasons" ||
"How to Make a Meadow Wildflower Garden"


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