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Core of the Matter - Growing Organic Apples by Chris & Paula Steendholdt

was $22.00 now $11.00 inc GST

This book discusses the principles and methods of growing organic apples in Tasmania.

Includes chapters on

  • Organic Farming
  • Apple Varieties
  • Soil Fertility - green manure, compost, mulch
  • Pest Control - natural, biological, insect pests & diseases
  • Seasons - jobs to be done each month
  • Crop Management - thinning, pruning, fruit harvesting & handling, value adding, getting on with the neighbours, labour requirements
  • Certification - most commonly asked questions
  • Marketing & Selling - what is a marketable product, marketing problems, direct selling, supermarkets & wholesalers, promotion activities, a day at Salamanka markets

Softcover 96p

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