Organic Gardening for the 21st Century: A Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers

Organic Gardening for the 21st Century: A Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers

by John Fedor
     
 

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This comprehensive guide to organic gardening will help you create a steady supply of organically-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers all year round. Includes the latest information on how to find, choose, and grow plants that thrive without synthetic chemicals. Learn how to:

  • Plant traditional varieties, known as Heirloom plants, that were

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Overview

This comprehensive guide to organic gardening will help you create a steady supply of organically-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers all year round. Includes the latest information on how to find, choose, and grow plants that thrive without synthetic chemicals. Learn how to:

  • Plant traditional varieties, known as Heirloom plants, that were developed before the use of pesticides and fertilizers
  • Select regional varieties adapted to your climate and location
  • Increase your bounty by repurposing seeds from your own garden
  • Discourage pests while encouraging beneficial insects and birds

Includes a beautifully illustrated, A-to-Z directory of 250 varieties of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and herbs. Detailed entries include when to sow, plant, and harvest; cultivation information; and the top ten health-enhancing fruits and vegetables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606521236
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
06/10/2010
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,371,899
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

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