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Featured publication:
Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home
Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home, click for ordering information

In simple language and informative graphics, tells you how to grow and harvest the freshest, highest-quality fruit right in your own backyard. Includes information on site selection, soil preparation, planting, pruning and training, pest and disease management, as well as how to choose the best varieties. Now available online [1.8M .pdf].
New! Recommended fruit cultivars for home gardens - Best bets for New York gardeners. Berries, grapes, tree fruit, and more.

EcoGardening Factsheets - From the Department of Horticulture, including: Fruit disease factsheets - From the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic.

Small Fruit in the Home Garden factsheets - 1-pagers (.pdf files) provide the basics on strawberries, blueberries, red raspberries and ribes (currants and gooseberries).

Berry, Grape, and Fruit Tree IPM factsheets - From the New York State IPM Program are targeted to commercial growers, but much of the information is of interest to gardeners.

Training and Pruning Apple Trees - In depth publication targeted to commercial growers, but also helpful to gardeners.

Storage Guidelines For Fruits & Vegetables - What temperature and humidity is best to preserve flavor and nutrition?


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