RECOMMENDED BOOKS, LINKS, SOURCES, & RESOURCES
FRUIT TREE INFORMATION
Listed below are the books and links I have found most helpful and interesting for gardening and growing fruit trees.
- Sunset Western Garden Book, Sunset Publishing, Menlo, Park, CA
- Brickell, Christopher, ed, Pruning and Training, American Horticultural Society, DK Publishing, New York.
- Integrated Pest Management for Apples and Pears and Integrated Pest Management for Stone Fruits, UC Davis, anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu
- Otto, Stella, The Backyard Orchardist A complete guide to growing fruit trees in the home garden.
- Phillips, Michael, The Apple Grower, A guide for the organic orchardist.
- University of Nevada, Reno, Western Area Cooperative Extension, serving northern Nevada. www.unce.unr.edu
I recommend these organizations to fruit tree growers.
- North American Fruit Explorers (NAFEX) www.nafex.org
- California Rare Fruit Growers (CRFG) www.crfg.org
- Home Orchard Society www.homeorchardsociety.org
BAREROOT TREE SOURCES
To request a Price/Availability List of trees I have available, click here. If I don’t have the variety you want, most of the trees from my initial planting came (on time and in great condition) from these folks:
- Boyer Nurseries www.boyernurseries.com
- Cummins Nursery www.cumminsnursery.com
- Trees of Antiquity www.treesofantiquity.com
- The Reno Homebrewer www.renohomebrewer.com, 2335-A Dickerson Road, Reno, Nevada, 89503, (775) 329-2537. Home brew supplies, wine kits, equipment.
- Burch, Byron, Brewing Quality Beers, The Home Brewer’s Essential Guidebook.
- Cox, Jeff, From Vines to Wines, The complete guide to growing grapes and making your own wine.
- Proulx, Annie, and Nichols, Lew, Cider, Making, using, and enjoying sweet and hard cider.
- Watson, Ben, Cider, Hard and Sweet, History, traditions, and making your own.