Earthly Delights: Tubs of Tomatoes and Buckets of Beans


The comprehensive guide to vegetable and herb container gardening.
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The comprehensive guide to vegetable and herb container gardening.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555912642
  • Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/21/1997
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack Kramer is one of America's foremost gardening experts and the author of more than 100 gardening books, including The World Wildlife Fund Book of Orchids and Women of Flowers, which won the Garden Writers Association of America's Best Book Award of Excellence. He is also a former syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times.
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Table of Contents

Author's Note
Ch. 1 The Advantages of Container Gardening 1
Ch. 2 Planning the Vegetable Garden 6
Ch. 3 Basics of Growing Food Plants 21
Ch. 4 Containers for Vegetables 28
Ch. 5 Growing Vegetables Vertically - Trellises 47
Ch. 6 A Bounty of Vegetables 58
Ch. 7 Harvesting and Storing the Bounty 65
Ch. 8 Sprouts and Herbs 70
Ch. 9 Harvest Fruits 86
Ch. 10 Insect and Disease Prevention 97
Ch. 11 Specialties 102
Ch. 12 Community Gardening and Free Help 111
Index 119
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