This fascinating history of orchards and in the English landscape is essential reading for pomologists and social historians alike.
Sometimes you find the most fascinating bits and bobs tucked away in second-hand fruit books. Here’s my latest discovery.
This historical document provides a fascinating insight into orcharding practises, and apple and pear varieties, of the C17th.
This new book on orchard planning, establishment and management covers all the essential bases.
This panoramic overview of humanity’s relationship with fruit is a must-have for any pomological collection.
A short but hugely informative book packed with juicy recipes and damson facts; a must-read for any damson fan.
This in-depth study of ‘warden’ cooking pears tells the fascinating story of a historical orchard staple.
This fascinating book delves into the rich symbiotic relationship between trees and the fungal networks that sustain and nourish them.
This slight, slender volume is… okay, but there are much better alternatives in print.
A review of Marcia Reiss’ social history of the apple, as told from a US-based perspective.