It's amazing the range of fruits and berries you can grow in Canada when you know the proper techniques.
Healthy: blueberry, cranberry, goji berry and grape
Exotic: banana, citrus, fig, gingko, olive, persimmon and pineapple
Easy to grow: apple, cherry, elderberry, pear, plum, raspberry and blackberry, rhubarb, serviceberry (saskatoon) and strawberry
Nuts: beech, chestnut, hazelnut, pecan, pine nut and walnut
Unusual: cape gooseberry, kiwi, passion fruit and prickly pear
Fun for kids: melon, peanut, squash and watermelon
Plus: almond, apricot, bayberry, chokeberry, currant and gooseberry, hawthorn, highbush cranberry, juniper berry, mulberry, Oregon grapeholly, peace and nectarine, quince, rosehip, sumac and wintergreen
Even if you have only a small plot of land or a balcony on which to garden, don't let it stop you from experimenting with a variety of fruits and berries. In this book, veteran garden writers Alison Beck and Louise Donnelly present all the information you need to know:
* Selection, planting and care of plants
* Ideal garden locations for certain types of plants
* Preparing the garden
* Pruning and propagation
* Problems and pests.