An Orchard Odyssey is a gloriously illustrated resource for fruit-lovers everywhere. Packed with inspirational ideas and practical advice, it shows how orchard living
can be incorporated into every lifestyle, no matter how busy or short of space you are.
Covering fruit in the environment, orchard heritage, and the role of the trees in garden and landscape design, An Orchard Odyssey shows you how to plant and care for your trees. Full of inspiring facts and promoting the `five trees' orchard principle, it redefines what an orchard is.
Naomi is an established horticultural journalist, who writes for the Telegraph, Kitchen Garden Magazine, Berks & Bucks life and many others. She also gives talks on gardening and is a regular radio guest, including BBC Radio 4. With a degree in Biology and a lifelong interest in gardening, botany and the environment Naomi has, in recent years, taken over the restoration and management of the orchards at her childhood home in Wales. From where she has set up a successful micro-enterprise producing and selling boutique, single variety apple juice in the local community and beyond. James Wong is an ethnobotanist, television presenter and garden designer.
Foreword Introduction Part One: The orchard in the landscape Chapter 1: From wilderness to cultivation Chapter 2: An orchard tapestry Chapter 3: Conservation and biodiversity Chapter 4: Orchards in the community PART TWO: An orchard of your own Chapter 5: Creative orchard design Chapter 6: Fruit trees for every space Chapter 7: Tree planting and care Chapter 8: Enjoying the harvest Resources Index