Volume 33, No. 2 - March/April 2001
U.S $4.00; Foreign Surface $5.00; Foreign Air $7.00
- Worm Castings, Part III of IV: Non-Toxic Fungus Control
- In the third of his four-part series on vermiculture, George Hahn describes
studies and field tests that indicate the effectiveness of castings as a
fungicide. You might want to try the "potato test" that he outlines; the
results described are astounding.
- Vietnam--The Gem of the Orient
Asian Tour, Part III of IV: Saigon, "Paris of the East"
- Maurice Kong visits orchards and samples fruit in a Vietnam much
changed from post-war days, adding to his personal collection of prized
cultivars and serving as an ambassador of sorts to a vibrant nation once
considered not such a good place.
- The Ackee--Delicious, Non-Toxic, Yet So Controversial!
- Prolific rare fruit writer and enthusiast Maurice Kong presents a
fascinating look at the history and current status of an interesting fruit that
is misunderstood by many. Is it safe? Some think not, but Mr. Kong is
convinced that they are wrong.
- More Reports from the Festival of Fruit
- Certified arborist Tom del Hotal furnishes a step-by-step air layering method.
Dr. Gregory Partida tells how to manage an avocado canopy by planned pruning.
- Touring a European Citrus Hybrid Garden
- Steffen Reichel waxes enthusiastic about cold-hardy citrus in a German
back yard, and relates an interesting personal story about how he became
a citrus fruit aficionado who now operates a citrus information website that
gets lots of traffic.
Farewell to a Great Guy
- An all-too-brief account of the life and accomplishments of Dr. Fred Yerger,
the energetic co-founder of the Arizona chapter and an irreplaceable friend
- Ask the Experts (Popourri)
Container Gardening (My Lime Tree)
CRFG Kitchen (Do it with Guavas)
Nursery Notes (Nuts to You)
Organic Gardening (Process and Purpose)
Publications & Merchandise List
Vegetable Patch (Grandmother's Garden)
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