Growing Food In The High Desert Country / Edition 1

Growing Food In The High Desert Country / Edition 1

by Julie Behrend Weinberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0865340668

ISBN-13: 9780865340664

Pub. Date: 12/01/1985

Publisher: Sunstone Press

This book is a comprehensive gardening book for the high desert regions with emphasis on growing vegetables. The author also discusses various aspects of fruit tree culture in the high desert and drought-tolerant perennials, shrubs and tress.

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This book is a comprehensive gardening book for the high desert regions with emphasis on growing vegetables. The author also discusses various aspects of fruit tree culture in the high desert and drought-tolerant perennials, shrubs and tress.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865340664
Publisher:
Sunstone Press
Publication date:
12/01/1985
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction7
IThe High Desert Country's Troublesome Trio: Climate, Water Supply and Soil9
IIPlants: Some Basic Facts12
IIIStarting the Garden15
IVBuilding the Soil21
VSoil pH29
VIFertilizers31
VIIWater35
VIIIMulch39
IXPlanning the Garden42
XVegetables and Their Culture in High Desert Country49
XIPests71
XIIOrchards85
List of Drought-Hardy Perennials89
List of Drought-Hardy Shrubs90
List of Drought-Hardy Trees90
Recommended Reading91
Bibliography93
Index94

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