Organic Gardening For Dummies

Organic Gardening For Dummies

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by Ann Whitman, Suzanne DeJohn, The National Gardening Association, National Gardening Association Editors
     
 

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Ensure a healthy harvest through environmentally friendly gardening techniques.

Want to grow an organic garden? This guide shows you how. From maintaining your lawn and choosing problem-free plants to growing hearty fruits and vegetables, you'll discover how to stay organic year-round and reduce your garden's impact on both the environment and your wallet.See more details below

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Ensure a healthy harvest through environmentally friendly gardening techniques.

Want to grow an organic garden? This guide shows you how. From maintaining your lawn and choosing problem-free plants to growing hearty fruits and vegetables, you'll discover how to stay organic year-round and reduce your garden's impact on both the environment and your wallet.

  • New to this edition — learn about the latest natural fertilizers, pest control methods, equipment, and gardening resources

  • Is organic right for you? — understand the basic concepts of organic gardening and plan a low-maintenance landscape

  • It all starts with the soil — test your soil, make compost, and nurture the underground ecosystem that helps your plants thrive

  • Deal with pesky pests — from weeds to bugs to diseases, discover the specific control measures and products for organic pest management

  • Food, glorious food — grow the freshest, tastiest, and most nutritious fruits, vegetables, herbs, and nuts

Open the book and find:

  • The benefits of gardening organically

  • Hands-on tips for gardeners at all levels

  • Color photos of successful organic gardening practices

  • Guidance in building and maintaining healthy soil

  • An overview of pest-control products

  • Inspirational tips for making eco-conscious decisions

  • Ways to attract helpful insects and other organisms

  • Ten ways to have an eco-friendly landscape

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470486948
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/09/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
388
Sales rank:
661,295
File size:
3 MB

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