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The veggie gardener's answer book : solutions to every problem you'll ever face : answers to every question you'll ever ask

Author: Barbara W Ellis
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: What happens between the hopeful spring weekends spent planting seeds and the warm summer morning when the gardener wanders back into the rows of vegetable plants with picking basket in hand? Plenty! Every healthy vegetable garden represents an entire world of activity and every vegetable gardener, no matter how experienced, wants to know more about what's going on in those tidy rows and how to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Paperback
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Ellis
ISBN: 9781603420242 160342024X
OCLC Number: 183179542
Description: 431 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Contents: Question, anyone? --
Part 1: Digging In: Creating And Maintaining A Great Vegetable Garden --
Planning and planting a vegetable garden --
Soil and composting --
Caring for the garden --
Pest, diseases, and other problems --
Part 2: Crop By Crop: Secrets Of Success With Your Favorite Vegetables --
Artichoke --
Asparagus --
Beans --
Beets, radishes, and other root crops --
Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and friends --
Carrots --
Celery --
Corn --
Cucumbers --
Eggplants --
Lettuce, spinach, and other leafy crops --
Melons and watermelons --
Okra --
Onions and garlic --
Peas --
Peppers --
Potatoes --
Squash and pumpkins --
Sweet potatoes --
Tomatoes --
Glossary --
Resources --
Index.
Responsibility: Barbara W. Ellis.
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Home grown vegetables taste great, nourish body and soul, and provide the additional security of knowing where the produce comes from and how it was grown. This book feeds readers the insider's tips  Read more...

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"This handy little book will give you information on everything from starting seeds to dealing with pesky critters in the garden. We loved the crop-by-crop breakdown of care tips." Rocky Mountain Read more...

 
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