Controlling Garden Weeds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-171 [NOOK Book]

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Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you ...

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Controlling Garden Weeds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-171

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Overview

Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603423021
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/10/1997
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,102,888
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Barbara Pleasant has written five books for Storey, including the Garden Writer's Association 2003 Garden Globe Award of Achievement winner, Garden Stone. She lives in Virginia.
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Table of Contents

Why Weeds?

Weed Seeds and Self-Propagation

The Weed Seed Bank

Solar-Powered Weeds

Underground Weeds

The Secrets of Weed Survival

The Weedy Advantage: Crop Mimicry

Masquerading Weeds

Weed-to-Plant Warfare

Fighting the War Against Weeds

Cover Crops

Cover Crops and Wide-Row Planting

Smother Crops

Mulches

Hands-On Weeding

About Herbicides

Weed Disposal

Beware of Cultivating Invasive Plants

Ten Tips for Managing Your Weeds

The Brighter Side of Weeds

Index of Weed Illustrations

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