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Gardening à la Mode: Fruits

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This handy little guide will show you how to cook apricots and other fruits, how to keep birds and caterpillars away from your bushes, how to plant trees, and much more. Perfect for those new to cooking and gardening, this vintage manual from the 1890s abounds in easy-to-follow advice that's as solid today as it was generations ago.
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 19th 2017 by Dover Publications (first published September 27th 2015)
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Bonnye Reed
Apr 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
GNAB I received a free electronic copy of this reprint of hints, tips and recipes for growing and preserving fruits from Netgalley and Dover Publications, Inc in exchange for an honest review. Thank you all, for sharing your hard work with me.

Gardening a la Mode: Fruits was first published by Longmans, Green and Co, London and New York in 1895. I found the gardening tips and recipes in this small guide extremely useful. Several of the tips for raising fruits for the table have already been inco
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DelAnne Frazee
Jun 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Title: Gardening à la Mode: Fruits
Author: Harriet Anne De Salis
Publisher: Dover Publishing
Published: 4-12-2017
Pages: 80
Sub-Genre:
ASIN: B072B5XMJG
ISBN: 9780486814964
Reviewed For: NetGalley and Dover Publications
Reviewer: DelAnne
Rating: 4.5 Stars


Although only 80 pages, "Gardening à la Mode: Fruits" offers a multitude of information on planting, fertilization, pruning and controlling insects. There are also recipes for using the bounty you will reap from your harvest. Done with easy to follow text
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Kris - My Novelesque Life
May 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
RATING: 3.5 STARS

(I received an ARC from the NETGALLEY)

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In 1895, Mrs. de Salis wrote these guide books on how to grow, harvest and cook with fruits and vegetables . In 2017, I am reviewing Harriet A. de Salis' book for NetGalley. First of all, I love that this book is still (or reprinted) in print over a hundred years later. That is the kind of book that instills trust when one is new to gardening. With the way the weather has been this year I have not really been motivated to
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Leyla Johnson
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a lovely little book, originally printed in 1895 and brings back the varieties and methods of looking after fruit trees in days of old. I would not recommend some of them, but others are still relevant. There are recipes for some lovely and simple ways of using the fruit. It is a lovely walk down memory lane.
Amary Chapman
Mar 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Full of good info for gardeners interested in growing fruit. Helpful hints about pests, diseases and growing conditions will aid even the neophyte gardener interested in growing a good crop of fruits in their backyard.
I requested and received an ARC of this book.
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