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Description - RHS Wisley Handbook: Grapes by

The grape is a sun-loving hardy deciduous woody-stemmed climber from Asia-Minor and the Caucasus. It does best in a temperate climate with springs free of frost and long warm summers. This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on all aspects of grape care, providing invaluable reference for amateur gardeners and experienced growers alike. The straightforward approach to essential techniques, together with advice on tackling pests and other problems, and the directory of recommended varieties, will ensure successful results.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845333744
ISBN-10: 1845333748
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x 8mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography -

Harry Baker was for many years Fruit Officer at RHS Wisley, where he presided over 16 acres of fruit. He is an Associate of Honour of the RHS, a member of the fruit and vegetable committee and one of the country's best-known fruit experts. He lives in Hampshire.Ray Waite was the Superintendent of Glasshouses at Wisley for many years. He too is an Associate of Honour and is also a recipient of the Society's Veitch Memorial Medal. He lives in East Sussex.