Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and

Plant, grow, and harvest the best edibles for your garden!Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is an easy-to-use guide to growing edibles in the Sunshine State. Full-color images illustrate the more than 25 fruits and berries featured, and there are also more than 35 recommendations for the best vegetables to grow in this sometimes challenging climate. Helpful growing tips, icons, charts, and maps assist gardeners in planting the right edibles for their exact Florida location.This is the perfect book for longtime Florida gardeners as well as newcomers to the state with its enviable twelve-month growing season. This updated edition of the original Guide to Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening (Cool Springs Press, 2010) includes new specimens and cultivars as well as updated information on the outbreak of citrus greening disease that has ravaged orange groves throughout the state, with recommendations on safe practices gardeners should follow. Make your garden healthy and happy with tips from expert gardener and horticulturalist Robert Bowden.

  • Brand: Cool Springs Press
  • ASIN: 1591869056

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series)

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in

Growing vegetables requires regionally specific information—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast tackles this need head on, with regionally specific growing information written by local gardening expert, Ira Wallace. This region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Monthly planting guides show exactly what you can do in the garden from January through December. The skill sets go beyond the basics with tutorials on seed saving, worm bins, and more.

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604693711

Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for Texas Gardens (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and

This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables and herbs suitable for the diverse growing conditions of Texas gardens. Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest.

  • Brand: Cool Springs Press
  • ASIN: 159186531X
  • UPC: 789172003933

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series)

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in

There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening. What to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are unique decisions based on climate, weather, and first and last frost.The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Pacific Northwest is a growing guide that truly understands the unique eccentricities of the Northwest growing calendar, covering Oregon, Washington, southeastern Alaska, and British Columbia. The month-by-month format makes it perfect for beginners and accessible to everyone—you can start gardening the month you pick it up. Starting in January? The guide will show you how to make a seed order, plan crop rotations and succession plantings, and plant a crop of microgreens. No time to start until July? You can start planting beets, carrots, chard, kale, parsnips, and spinach for an early fall harvest.

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604693517

The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed's High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions: Wide Rows, Organic Methods, Raised Beds, Deep Soil

The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed's

Smith’s legendary high-yield gardening method emphasizes wide rows, organic methods, raised beds, and deep soil. Succeed with fussy plants, try new and unusual varieties, and learn how to innovatively extend your growing season. With thorough profiles of hundreds of popular varieties, The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible provides expert information and an inspiring roadmap for gardeners of all skill levels to enjoy abundant homegrown vegetables.

  • Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
  • ASIN: 160342475X

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series)

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in

Growing vegetables requires regionally specific information—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast tackles this need head on, with regionally specific growing information written by local gardening expert, Marie Iannotti. This region includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The southernmost parts of Ontario, New Brunswick, Novia Scotia, and Quebec are also included. Monthly planting guides show exactly what you can do in the garden from January through December. The skill sets go beyond the basics with tutorials on seed saving, worm bins, and more.

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604694211

The Medicinal Gardening Handbook: A Complete Guide to Growing, Harvesting, and Using Healing Herbs

The Medicinal Gardening Handbook: A Complete Guide to

Dig into the world of herbal medicine with this complete guide to cultivating and harvesting plants with healing properties. For thousands of years people have been utilizing herbs and cultivating weeds found to speed the healing of wounds, soothe skin irritations, calm uneasy stomachs, and ward off illnesses. Now you can plan and grow your own garden first aid kit.In these pages, you’ll learn the basics of gardening in your backyard—or on your windowsill or porch—including instructions for preparing soil, composting, and weeding. You’ll then find detailed descriptions of the twelve most common, easy-to-grow, most useful healing herbs, with instructions for growing, harvesting, and utilizing them. These powerful plants include:• Garlic, which boosts immunity, reduces blood pressure, and combats cancer• Echinacea, which reduces inflammation, boosts immunity, and has antiviral properties• Yarrow, which accelerates the healing of wounds, is an anti-inflammatory, and can relieve PMS symptoms• Elderflower, which is an astringent and can relieve arthritis and soothe sore throats• Mint, which soothes digestive problems, sweetens breath, and can reduce fevers• Elecampane, a respiratory tonic with antibacterial and antifungal properties• And more!

  • ASIN: B00J75ITAW

Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening Guide

Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening

Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening Guide is the definitive guide to vegetable gardening in the five states that comprise the Rocky Mountain region. Expert horticulturist, Cheryl Moore-Gough, addresses the unique growing conditions and challenges of this region from how to select, grow, and harvest a host of vegetables that will succeed to offering tips for extending the season.Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening Guide is the definitive guide to vegetable gardening in the five states that comprise the Rocky Mountain region. Professional horticulturist, Cheryl Moore-Gough, addresses the unique growing conditions and challenges of this region from how to select, grow, and harvest a host of vegetables that will succeed to offering tips for extending the season.

  • ASIN: 1493019724

Indoor Gardening: A Beginner's Quick Start Guide to Creating Your Own Wonderful Indoor Vegetable Garden (Gardening, Herbs, Vegetables, and Self Sufficiency Series Book 1)

Indoor Gardening: A Beginner's Quick Start Guide to

Indoor Gardening. A Beginner’s Quick Start Guide to Creating Your Own Wonderful Indoor Vegetable GardenMake the most of the space you have at home to create your very own kitchen gardenDo you live in a small space but yearn to grow some healthy fresh vegetables and herbs at home? Are you frustrated at the lack of space at your house or apartment?Then this book could be for youHaving no garden should not be a barrier to growing a variety of fresh veg, fruits, and herbs at home.You will be amazed at how much you can grow in some very small spaces indeed. In-fact all you really need to get started is a window ledge!Whether you are looking at a few pots around the house or you have a larger space and would like to grow on a bigger scale then this guide includes all the help and advice you will need to get started.************This book is FREE for Kindle Unlimited Users***************There is something intensely satisfying about growing your own herbs or vegetables to add to your dishes at home. Imagine just being able to pick a freshly grown tomato to slice up for a salad, or a sprinkle of freshly cut mint leaves to flavor your drink.So if you would like to know more about getting started with your indoor garden or if you would like to know how to scale things up a little bit then ...

  • ASIN: B01G47T0FI

Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, ... (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and

If you’re interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you’ve joined the ranks of a blossoming group of DIY gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance. But like any other kind of gardening, growing edibles is not a one-size-fits-all pursuit: in order to be successful, you’ll need to know not only which plants grow well in your state or region, but also how to grow them with careful methods and a schedule that caters specifically to your local microclimate. Fortunately for you, Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. Author Katie Elzer-Peters, the master gardener responsible for our bestselling Beginner’s Illustrated Guide to Gardening (2012), equips you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and—most importantly—harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Badlands, the Dells, the Quad Cities, or anywhere else in the Midwestern United States, you’ll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to gu...

  • Brand: Cool Springs Press
  • ASIN: 1591865662
  • UPC: 789172004299

Rocky Mountain Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah & Wyoming (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Rocky Mountain Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow,

Master the art of edible gardening in one of the United States' most breathtaking landscapes. If you're interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you've joined the ranks of a blossoming group of Do-It-Yourself gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance. But like any other kind of gardening, growing edibles is not a one-size-fits-all pursuit: in order to be successful, you'll need to know not only which plants grow well in your state or region, but also how to grow them with careful methods and a schedule that caters specifically to your local climate. Fortunately for you, Rocky Mountain Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, or Colorado. Author Diana Maranhao relies on her extensive gardening knowledge and familiarity with the Rocky Mountain region to equip you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and--most importantly--harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live near the Big Horn Mountains, on the Front Range, along the Green River, or anywhere else in the Rocky Mountain region, you'll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beaut...

  • ASIN: 1591866138
  • UPC: 789172004718

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide: A practical vegetable

A veritable encyclopedia and easy how-to guide on all that is natural and necessary in the world of gardening and small fruit, vegetable, and herb preparation, in The Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia, Stephen Albert leaves no stone—collard green, leek, or potato—unearthed in this absolutely amazing field guide that greenhorns, old hands, weekend gardeners, and chefs should not be without. From the soil to the plate, this manual is exceptionally penned and easy to follow. It provides answers to basic and in-depth growing questions. It includes how to plant, how to grow and care for crops, how to harvest, how to store, and how to prepare vegetables and herbs. From asparagus and beet greens to Belgian endive and strawberries, this book helps readers organize a small garden close to the kitchen that offers their favorite, fresh-picked-at-the-peak-of-ripeness small crop—and the template on how to orchestrate the effort.

  • ASIN: 1419655795

The Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener's Handbook: Make the Most of Your Growing Season

The Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener's Handbook: Make the Most

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener determined to increase crop yields or starting your very first vegetable garden, the Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook will help you manage your schedule and prioritize what’s important. Detailed weekly to-do lists break gardening down into simple and manageable tasks so that you always know what needs to be done and when to do it, from starting seeds and planting strawberries to checking for tomato hornworms and harvesting carrots. Enjoy a bountiful harvest with this organized and stress-free approach to gardening. 

  • Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
  • ASIN: 1603426949

Beginner's Garden: A Practical Guide to Growing Vegetables & Fruit without Getting Your Hands Too Dirty (IMM Lifestyle) Gardening Tips, Recipes, & Projects for Beginners; Includes Herbs & Small Spaces

Beginner's Garden: A Practical Guide to Growing Vegetables

This book offers a fun and lighthearted guide to growing your own salads, herbs, vegetables, and fruit, armed with little more than a trowel and some seedlings!Lighthearted, fun approach to low maintenance gardening for first-timersDe-mystifies gardening for complete beginners, making it easy to get startedGrow the most popular herbs, veggies, and fruit while maintaining an attractive outdoor space to have fun inGrow your own herbs for making fashionable herb-infused cocktailsSound practical and seasonal advice with lots of hints and tips for successful growingMore than 200 color photos, plus tasty recipes for the produce you'll growEasy weekend projects to help make the most of a small outdoor area, for urban and suburban gardeners who are short on spaceAimed at complete beginners, Beginner's Garden de-mystifies the gardening process with sound practical and seasonal advice, lots of hints and tips for successful growing, delicious recipes, and fun weekend projects to help you make the most of your outdoor area, however small.This completely new kind of gardening book is ideal for first-timers who have busy working lives but still want to grow their own produce—without spending all weekend digging!

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1504800982
  • UPC: 023863080736

Carolinas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Carolinas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: How to Plant,

If you’re interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you’ve joined the ranks of a blossoming group of DIY gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance. But like any other kind of gardening, growing edibles is not a one-size-fits-all pursuit: in order to be successful, you’ll need to know not only which plants grow well in your state or region, but also how to grow them with careful methods and a schedule that caters specifically to your local microclimate. Fortunately for you, Carolinas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in North or South Carolina. Author Katie Elzer-Peters, the seasoned Carolinas gardener responsible for our bestselling Beginner’s Illustrated Guide to Gardening (2012), equips you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and—most importantly—harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Research Triangle, the Sandhills, the Outer Banks, or anywhere else in the Carolinas, you’ll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and they’ll be on your table before you know it.

  • Brand: Cool Springs Press
  • ASIN: 1591865638
  • UPC: 789172004268

Vegetables Love Flowers: Companion Planting for Beauty and Bounty

Vegetables Love Flowers: Companion Planting for Beauty and

Fight garden pests and increase your yields the natural way with this tried and true technique! Planting vegetables and flowers together is one of the oldest ways to create a healthy, bountiful garden; but there's more to the method than you might think. Vegetables Love Flowers walks you through the ins and outs of companion planting, from how it works to which plants go together and how to grow the best garden for your climate. Alongside gorgeous garden photography, you'll also learn about:Seed-starting, growing, and harvestingHow to make garden flower bouquets, with "recipes" for various arrangementsHow to attract beneficial creatures to pollinate your garden and prey on its pestsPesticide-free pest-control measuresComposting heaps and binsWith the right information and some careful planning, you can help your plants thrive—and beautify your garden in the process.

  • ASIN: 0760357587

Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow Plants, No Matter Where You Live: Raised Beds - Vertical Gardening - Indoor Edibles - Balconies and Rooftops - Hydroponics

Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow

In Field Guide to Urban Gardening, author Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening shares the basics of growing plants, offers tips on how to choose the right urban gardening method, and troubleshoots the most common problems you’ll encounter.   If you think it’s impossible to grow your own food because you don’t have a large yard or you live in the city…think again. There is a plethora of urban gardening options to create beautiful, productive edible gardens no matter where you live. The key to succeeding as an urban gardener is to choose the method(s) that make sense for your unique living situation and then give your plants what they need to thrive. Kevin helps you do just that.   But he doesn’t stop there. He also provides in-depth garden plans, from upcycled DIY projects and intensive hydroponic systems to beautiful and functional raised beds. Urban gardening is a real, growing, and important movement in today’s world. This fact-packed book is your roadmap to get growing today.   Urban gardening techniques featured include:Container GardeningRaised BedsIndoor EdiblesBalconies and RooftopsHydroponics

  • ASIN: 076036396X

Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener's Guide to Planting, Seed Saving, and Cultural History

Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener's Guide to

"This book is sure to be a modern classic and is one of the most important books on gardening in the current century." —Jere Gettle, founder, Baker Creek Heirloom SeedsHeirloom Vegetable Gardening has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors, and history in their produce. This updated edition has been improved throughout with growing zones, advice, and new plant entries. Line art has been replaced with lush, full-color photography. Yet at the core, this book delivers on the same promise it made two decades ago: It’s a comprehensive guide based on meticulous first-person research to these 300+ plants, making it a book to come back to season after season.

  • ASIN: 076035992X

Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series)

Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the

There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are decisions based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest, by regional expert Trisha Shirey, focuses on the unique eccentricities of the Southwest gardening calendar, which include extreme temperatures and low rainfall. The month-by-month format makes it perfect for beginners and accessible to everyone— gardeners can start gardening the month they pick it up. Perfect for home gardeners in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, eastern California, and southern Colorado.

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604695358

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Midwest (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series)

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in

How to grow your own food in the Heartland! There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are decisions based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Midwest, by regional expert Michael VanderBrug, focuses on the unique eccentricities of the Midwest gardening calendar. The month-by-month format makes it perfect for beginners and accessible to everyone—gardeners can start gardening the month they pick it up. Perfect for home gardeners in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. 

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604695528

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series)

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in

Growing vegetables requires regionally specific information—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States tackles this need head on, with regionally specific growing information written by local gardening expert, Mary Ann Newcomer. This region includes Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, eastern Washington and Oregon, northern Nevada, and the southernmost parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Monthly planting guides show exactly what you can do in the garden from January through December. The skill sets go beyond the basics with tutorials on seed saving, worm bins, and more. 

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604694270

Southern Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, ... (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Southern Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and

If you’re interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you’ve joined the ranks of a blossoming group of DIY gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance. But like any other kind of gardening, growing edibles is not a one-size-fits-all pursuit: in order to be successful, you’ll need to know not only which plants grow well in your state or region, but also how to grow them with careful methods and a schedule that caters specifically to your local microclimate. Fortunately for you, Southern Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, or Tennessee. Author Katie Elzer-Peters, the master gardener responsible for our bestselling Beginner’s Illustrated Guide to Gardening (2012), equips you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and—most importantly—harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Ozarks, in the Delta, on the Cumberland Plateau, or anywhere else in the Southern United States, you’ll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and they’ll be...

  • ASIN: 1591865654
  • UPC: 789172004282

Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for Northeast Gardens (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and

This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables, and herbs selected for growing success in the diverse growing conditions of Northeast gardens. Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success and includes advice for extending the growing season. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest.

  • ASIN: 1591865298
  • UPC: 789172003919

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables: More In-Depth Lean Techniques for Efficient Organic Production

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables: More

At Clay Bottom Farm, author Ben Hartman and staff practice kaizen, or continuous improvement, cutting out more waste―of time, labor, space, money, and more―every year and aligning their organic production more tightly with customer demand. Applied alongside other lean principles originally developed by the Japanese auto industry, the end result has been increased profits and less work. In this field-guide companion to his award-winning first book, The Lean Farm, Hartman shows market vegetable growers in even more detail how Clay Bottom Farm implements lean thinking in every area of their work, including using kanbans, or replacement signals, to maximize land use; germination chambers to reduce defect waste; and right-sized machinery to save money and labor and increase efficiency. From finding land and assessing infrastructure needs to selling perfect produce at the farmers market, The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables digs deeper into specific, tested methods for waste-free farming that not only help farmers become more successful but make the work more enjoyable. These methods include: Using Japanese paper pot transplanters Building your own germinating chambers Leaning up your greenhouse Making and applying simple composts Using lean techniques for pest and weed contr...

  • ASIN: 1603586997

The Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Building and Maintaining Healthy Soil * Wise Watering * Pest Control Strategies * Home Composting ... of Growing Guides for Fruits and Vegetables

The Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening:

The Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening is a must have volume packed with time-tested information, photographs, and charming illustrations for home gardeners everywhere. For years, millions of readers have turned to Mother Earth News for trusted advice on growing vegetables and fruits. The Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening harnesses decades of wisdom, bringing together all the indispensable techniques, complete growing guides, helpful tips, useful photographs, and inspiring illustrations for which Mother Earth News is known.    Plan for self-sufficiency with a garden focused on edibles! Choose from variety of plans for kitchen gardens, browse strategies for small space gardening, or up your gardening game by installing and maintaining permanent beds. Soil concerns? Get the dirt on building fertile soil, soil pH, compost, vermicompost--even biochar. Long-time gardeners are sure to find something new, from vertical gardening to plans for extending the seasons.    That’s right, garden through the seasons with dozens of vegetable-and fruit-specific growing guides. Start with your favorites or learn to love something new (Asian greens or fruit trees, anyone?). In slower-growing or more challenging seasons, Mother Earth is there to help. Whether you need ...

  • Brand: VOYAGEUR
  • ASIN: 0760351872

Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides)

Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and

Master the art of edible gardening in the beautiful southwestern United States.Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in Arizona, New Mexico, or Nevada. Author Jacqueline Soule shares her bountiful knowledge of edibles in general and the Southwest region in particular, equipping you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and--most importantly--harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Tucson suburbs, the New Mexico Bootheel, the Mojave Desert, or anywhere else in the southwestern tri-state area, you'll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and before you know it you'll have delicious fresh fruits and vegetables on your table.

  • ASIN: 1591866146
  • UPC: 789172004725

Backyard Vegetable gardening: A beginners guide: Everything you need to know about the basics on planting vegetables, all year round. From planting to harvesting and storing

Backyard Vegetable gardening: A beginners guide: Everything you

Do you want to start your own mini vegetable garden, but the problem is, you have no idea where to start?Continue reading to know more…Either you are a beginner or you’ve already started growing some crops, the fact that you’re reading this is because you are very interested in growing vegetables at the expense of your own garden space.Maybe you are doing this out of a hobby or you just want to grow your own food. Having a vegetable garden has a lot of benefits but before you can experience those benefits you have to work for it. Number one reason why you have to start your own vegetable garden is that it can improve your overall health. Aside from you will have the benefit of eating healthy, homegrown and delicious vegetables straight from your garden, it has a more positive effect on our body. Physically: it requires body movements in taking care of your garden thus, it can serve as physical exercise. Mentally: physical activities enhance your moods, people who constantly do physical activities are proven to be happier, more productive and healthier.Vegetable gardening can save you money! Instead of buying vegetables in the market, you can just eat and cook your homegrown veggies. Fresh and very sure that its safe cause you’re the one that planted them.Gardening can giv...

  • ASIN: 107233786X

Vegetable Gardening: The Complete Guide to Growing More Than 40 Popular Vegetables in Any Space

Vegetable Gardening: The Complete Guide to Growing More

At a time when natural, organic food is at a premium and consumers want to know where their food comes from, a home vegetable garden seems like a no-brainer. Vegetable Gardening shows readers how to go from “backyard to table” in plots of any size—whether you live on a large piece of property or have a spot in a community garden, you can reap the healthy, delicious rewards of growing and eating your own fresh vegetables. From artichokes to zucchini, author Carol Klein shares the expertise gained from her years of gardening success to help gardeners of all skill levels select suitable locations, choose what to plant, determine when to plant, and nurture a garden full of thriving vegetables. Profiles of more than forty garden favorites include advice on where to grow, sowing and planting tips, how to care for the crop, harvesting instructions, storage and cooking ideas, common pests and diseases, and notable varieties.Inside Vegetable Gardening:The benefits of a backyard gardenConsiderations for your garden site, including soil type, drainage, and exposureTips for growing in small spacesExamples of different setups for watering your plantsDealing safely with weeds, pests, and parasitesA seasonal guide to planting and harvestingStep-by-step instructions for planting more than fo...

  • ASIN: 162008208X

Grow: A Family Guide to Growing Fruits and Vegetables (Discover Together Guides)

Grow: A Family Guide to Growing Fruits and

A delightful guide--packed with games, activities, and extras--that will satisfy the garden-curious and get families excited about growing their own fruits and vegetables.Have you ever wondered how plants work? Or why we eat the fruit of one plant, but the leaves of another? What’s the big deal about growing things—and how do we decide what we need to grow in the space we have? Discover the whole life cycle of food, from sowing and saving to planning and planting, and—most exciting of all—harvesting the food you’ve grown. In Grow, you’ll get all the inspiration and knowledge you need to get out there and start planting.   Included inside: ·         A visual guide to the world of plants—what they need to grow, how to care for them, and more ·         Grow your own pizza! How to plant for a recipe, with fruits and vegetables in pots or a whole vegetable garden ·         Pull-out activities, including a runner-bean growth chart, a Fruit Pairs game, Rainbow Taste Wheel (turn the dial to find out which vitamins are found in each fruit and vegetable), and four sheets of stickers

  • Brand: ROOST
  • ASIN: 1611804027

Hydroponics: The Essential Hydroponics Guide: A Step-By-Step Hydroponic Gardening Guide to Grow Fruit, Vegetables, and Herbs at Home

Hydroponics: The Essential Hydroponics Guide: A Step-By-Step Hydroponic

Grow Your Own Selection of Fruit, Vegetables, and Herbs With This Proven Step-By-Step Guide to Hydroponics!
 2nd Edition: Updated May 2016 Diagrams and Pictures Included to Help You Build Your Own System INCLUDES BONUSES: Starting a Hydroponics Business & The Essential Aquaponics Guide! This essential hydroponics guide gives you the proven step-by-step methods for creating and managing your own successful hydroponic system. With this, you will have the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to grow a selection of herbs, vegetables, and flowers at home - without the use of any soil! It’s undeniable that hydroponics allows for greater control over the challenging factors that soil brings. The ultimate goal of this book is to allow you to wave goodbye and say a final farewell to the stubbornness of soil. This book includes the necessary foundations for those just getting started in hydroponics. On top of this, more advanced techniques are outlined for those that wish to become a hydroponic hero! This is the ‘go to’ concise reference guide for hydroponics that covers: - An Introduction to Hydroponics - Hydroponic Growing Mediums - Types of Hydroponic Systems - Plant Nutrition - Lighting - The Growing Process - Creating Your Own Hydroponic Systems - The Crops Mo...

  • ASIN: 153033604X

Golden Gate Gardening, 3rd Edition: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Food Gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area & Coastal California

Golden Gate Gardening, 3rd Edition: The Complete Guide

The bible of vegetable gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area has been revised and updated! Packed with more than 400 pages of reliable information, Golden Gate Gardenin offers encyclopedic coverage of gardening principles and practices specific to the Bay Area and the Northern California coast. Author Pam Peirce explains strategies for growing common favorite vegetables and herbs, plus unusual ones that bring variety to the garden. She includes information on organizing a garden, dealing with pests, assessing a microclimate, cultivating fruit trees, gardening on a rooftop, harvesting the crop, and creating delicious gardener's dishes. This third edition also contains new or updated information on resources for specific seeds, tomato planting, organic gardening, and vegetables not included in previous editions, including amaranth, shell beans, Chinese broccoli, broccoli raab, Florence fennel, oca, okra, and quinoa. Charts, sidebars, maps, and online resources help make the vegetable gardening experience easier and more fun.

  • Brand: Sasquatch Books
  • ASIN: 1570616175

Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening: Techniques to Help You Get Started

Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening: Techniques to Help

Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening is a one-stop, easy to understand, beautifully designed book with step-by-step instructions and photographs for every important gardening and landscaping technique. New homeowners with no prior knowledge of landscape care will learn how to turn their yards from weedy, overgrown patches to gorgeous landscapes that are the envy of their neighbors. Young gardeners or new gardeners will learn - the right way - how to take care of everything from perennials to shrubs to their vegetable gardens, ensuring success the first time around. This is the one book that every gardener should have on their bookshelf.

  • Brand: Elzer-Peters, Katie
  • ASIN: 1591865336
  • UPC: 789172003957

The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Everything You Need to Know (FFA)

The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Everything You

 If you want to harvest produce from your own backyard garden, The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening has everything you need to know about growing healthy veggies, herbs, and popular fruits such as strawberries and raspberries. Tips and techniques are described in easy-to-follow advice that a gardener of any skill or age will be able to follow and master. The information in the book includes the following: * Understanding your climate and growing season* Choosing and constructing a garden space* Starting from seeds or seedlings* Preparing the soil properly* Weeding, watering, and other daily garden care 

  • Brand: Hachette Book Group/Motorbooks
  • ASIN: 0760344043
  • UPC: 752748344044

Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening: Innovative Techniques for Growing Vegetables, Grains, and Perennial Food Crops with Minimal Fossil Fuel and Animal Inputs

Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening:

"Society does not generally expect its farmers to be visionaries." Perhaps not, but longtime Maine farmer and homesteader Will Bonsall does possess a unique clarity of vision that extends all the way from the finer points of soil fertility and seed saving to exploring how we can transform civilization and make our world a better, more resilient place. In Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening, Bonsall maintains that to achieve real wealth we first need to understand the economy of the land, to realize that things that might make sense economically don't always make sense ecologically, and vice versa. The marketplace distorts our values, and our modern dependence on petroleum in particular presents a serious barrier to creating a truly sustainable agriculture. For him the solution is, first and foremost, greater self-reliance, especially in the areas of food and energy. By avoiding any off-farm inputs (fertilizers, minerals, and animal manures), Bonsall has learned how to practice a purely veganic, or plant-based, agriculture―not from a strictly moralistic or philosophical perspective, but because it makes good business sense: spend less instead of making more. What this means in practical terms is that Bonsall draws upon the fertility of on-farm plant...

  • Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing Company
  • ASIN: 1603584420

Gardening: Organic Vegetable Gardening Made Easy (Organic Vegetable Gardening Guide for Beginners)

Gardening: Organic Vegetable Gardening Made Easy (Organic Vegetable

Would you love to know how to grow your own healthy and vibrant vegetables the right way?Whether you want to (1) save money and eat healthier, (2) enjoy the sweet taste of your own home grown food , or (3) know how to easily plant your own organic vegetable garden, this book will teach you everything you need to know.Garden the right way.In this book I will show you just how easy it is to plan, plant, and grow your own organic vegetable garden. This book focuses on the best strategies that have been mastered over the last several hundred years to help you grow your own gardenBenefit from enhanced nutrition and no GMOs.Vegetables are a key component of healthy eating and are an age-old popular dietary choice. Many home-grown vegetables are higher in protein, iron, fiber, and calcium than their store-bought counterparts and they are loaded with an abundance of vitamins. Many are delicious raw, while others taste even better after being cooked. Learn how to easily establish a vegetable garden and start reaping the physical, mental, and economic benefits it can provide you and your household! Not only is vegetable gardening ridiculously economic, but it can also improve your physical fitness.Garden for your health and mental well being.Gardening is extremely relaxing. You will find y...

  • ASIN: 1640480315

Fresh from the Garden: An Organic Guide to Growing Vegetables, Berries, and Herbs in Cold Climates

Fresh from the Garden: An Organic Guide to

Sm Quarto, 2017, Color Photos, Charts, Pp.514

  • ASIN: 0816698392

Complete Guide to Vegetables Fruits & Herbs

Complete Guide to Vegetables Fruits &

Grow your own veggies, fruits and herbs with help from Miracle-Gro(r) Complete Guide to Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs by Meredith Books. Keep your garden goodies fresh and healthy with the smart tips and trouble-shooting techniques this book provides. Featuring more than 1,100 varieties of delicious and easy-to-grow garden edibles, this book will transform you into a garden guru.

  • ASIN: 0696236362

Vegetable Gardening (Idiot's Guides)

Vegetable Gardening (Idiot's

Thanks to a "growing" interest in the local food movement, self-sustainability, as well as health and money-saving concerns, vegetable gardening is more popular than ever. Using full-color, step-by-step examples, Idiot's Guides: Vegetable Gardening covers all of the techniques and tools needed for every type of garden, including small plot, raised bed, container, and vertical. Ideal for all types of gardeners — whether they live in a rural, suburban, or urban setting — content includes planning, soil preparation, pest control, maintenance, harvesting, and much more!

  • Brand: Alpha Books
  • ASIN: 1615647090

Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, 35th Anniversary Edition: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening

Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, 35th Anniversary

Completely revised from cover to cover, this is the 35th anniversary release of Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, the bible to organic vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Now in its seventh edition, the book has been thoroughly updated and includes a new formula for complete organic fertilizer and how to tweak it for a variety of different soil conditions, how-to sections for herbs and ornamental plants, new organization for better usability, updated sources for appropriate seed suppliers, and information about natural pest controls.

  • Brand: SASQUATCH
  • ASIN: 1570619727

Greenhouse Gardening: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Other Edibles Year-round.

Greenhouse Gardening: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Growing

Learn to create and grow beautiful and thriving garden in greenhouses!Do you want to jump-start or extend your growing season? Or maybe grow year round? Are you interested in growing plants with a wide range of environmental requirements from rainforest plants to desert succulents? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” then this guide is perfect for you.This ultimate guide has been written to familiarize you with various systems, and the day to day management of the greenhouse environment. And, to help you in maintaining the most favorable conditions for the growth and well-being of any variety of plants you choose to grow in your greenhouse.Greenhouse Gardening will also help you to acquire excellent greenhouse management skills – whether you are a beginner, a part-time or even a full-time gardener. You will discover the fool-proof way to grow a home garden in the smallest of growing spaces – grow tomatoes, basil, broccoli, cilantro, citrus fruits, peas, peaches, parsley, raspberries, spinach, strawberries, and other edibles in a greenhouse. You will not only learn the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in available small spaces, but you will also learn how to plan and create a garden as well as how to sow, grow, harvest and store edible plants.Take a step...

  • ASIN: 1097409031
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