The essential guide to growing all types of fruit. Everything you need to know about: Choosing the best apples, pears and plums for your garden. Planting and caring for tree fruit. Buying and growing soft fruit. Getting the best taste from your fruit. How to prune. Dealing with fruit problems and pests. Shop-bought fruit. Reliable, easy-to-follow advice and information from EXPERT books - the world's best-selling gardening series.
Dr David Hessayon initiated a major innovation in gardening publications in 1959 with the first of his Gardening Expert guides. These best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 51 million copies in print. He was awarded the 1993 Gardening Book of the Year Award from the Garden Writers Guild and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement 'Oscar' at the National British Book Awards. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. He lives in Essex, and has two daughters and four grandchildren.