Organic Gardening for Dummies

Organic Gardening for Dummies

by Sue Fisher
     
 

Transform your garden into an organic paradise

You know that organically grown is better for the environment and better for you, too, and what better way to guarantee organic greens than to grow them in your own chemical-free garden! Enter Organic Gardening For Dummies – the fun, easy way to learn the art and science of organic gardening. Whether you

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Transform your garden into an organic paradise

You know that organically grown is better for the environment and better for you, too, and what better way to guarantee organic greens than to grow them in your own chemical-free garden! Enter Organic Gardening For Dummies – the fun, easy way to learn the art and science of organic gardening. Whether you wouldn't know compost from confetti, or you've been tilling the soil your whole life, this step-by-step guide gets you quickly up to speed on everything you need to make your garden grow – Mother Nature's way.

  • Make it real – find out what 'organic' really means, when an organic pear is not an organic pear and why you should care
  • Work from the ground up – learn all about soil building, the importance of biodiversity in your garden, how to use water wisely and the basics of composting
  • Know how your garden grows – easy, step-by-step instructions on planting, nurturing and managing your greener garden year round, from flowers and shrubs to fruits and vegetables
  • Nurture naturally – uncover the greenest fertilisers to help develop your environmentally-friendly garden
  • Weed it and reap – discover how to win the weed wars with mulching, cover cropping, pulling and cultivating, organic herbicides and more

Open the book and find:

  • Guidance for cultivating flowers and shrubs
  • Ways to grow your own fruits and veggies
  • The lowdown on organic lawn and tree care
  • How to nurture your organic herb garden
  • Tips for using green fertilisers and compost
  • Advice on pest control – the natural way
  • Methods for battling plant diseases

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119977285
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/07/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,100,093
File size:
12 MB
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