Get Started: Growing Vegetables

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Have you always wanted to learn how to grow your own vegetables and fruits, but don't know how to get started? Get Started: Growing Vegetables is your perfect, patient teacher, taking you from complete beginner to being able to complete more than 50 gardening projects. Start simple with your own leafy salad and a delicious strawberry hanging basket; build on your skills with a rustic tepee for beans and plump, juicy raspberries; and show off by designing an aromatic herb garden, nurturing gourmet asparagus, ...

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Overview

Have you always wanted to learn how to grow your own vegetables and fruits, but don't know how to get started? Get Started: Growing Vegetables is your perfect, patient teacher, taking you from complete beginner to being able to complete more than 50 gardening projects. Start simple with your own leafy salad and a delicious strawberry hanging basket; build on your skills with a rustic tepee for beans and plump, juicy raspberries; and show off by designing an aromatic herb garden, nurturing gourmet asparagus, storing your crops for winter, and more. Packed with advice, reminders, and help when things go wrong, Get Started: Growing Vegetables is your first step toward a passion for growing your own food.

More than any other series on the market, DK's Get Started series simulates carefully structured classroom lessons, an approach that allows you to custom-build courses with practical lessons and themed projects. Nothing's assumed, and everything's explained; each book answers fundamental questions, identifies the subject's basics, and provides step-by-step explanations and assessments so you can fulfill your own unique potential.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465401960
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/17/2012
  • Series: Get Started Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,359,262
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

2001 Phot

2201 Plant Ne

2411 1 Start Simple12 Sow

2812 Plant Out 30

Water Your Plants 32

Tie in and Pinch Of

3412 Salad in a Window Box 3613 Lettuce and Edib

4013 Spin

Tomatoes in

4213 Herb

4613

4712 He

4812 Onion

5212 Garlic 56

Strawberries in a Basket 601

Tumbling Tomatoes 6512 Bas

6612 Prot

Feed 6812 Wee

6911 2 Build On It1

Sow in Furrows and Thi

7212 R

7312 Harden Off and Prote

7412 Mulch

7612 Stake 7712 Po

7812 Zucchini i

821

Pumpkins a

Winter and Summer Squashes 8

Peppers

8813 Sweet Corn 9312 Carro

9

Turnips

9813 Parsnips

9912 Cabbage 10013

10512 Beans up a Tepee

Peas 11112 Fall Raspberr

11212 Plant an App

1

Plant a Fig Tree i

12112 Blackcurr

12213 Whi

12613 Gooseb

12712 Protect Pl

12811 3 Take It Furt

Planning a Kitchen Garden 132

Crop Rotation 13412 Make Co

13

Leeks 13812 Eggplant 1

Asparagus 150

Globe Artichokes 15412 Creat

158

Blueberries in a Pot 16413

16813 Plant a Pear Tree in a

16912 P

Plant a Che

17512 Basic Pr

17612 Pruning Shapes 18

Store Carrots in Soil 1

Store Crops 18401 Index 18

Acknowledgments 192

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