The Midwest Fruit and Vegetable Book: Ohio (Midwest Fruit and Vegetables Series)

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Overview

Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the benefits derived from gardening, namely enjoyment, exercise, and nutrition.

Book retailers are well aware that the trend in gardening books is to regional titles that provide credible information on the plants that perform well in specific regions.

TheMidwest Fruit & Vegetable Book, Ohio Editionis written by the highly popular gardening expert James Fizzell.

Contains advice for plant fruits, vegetables, and herbs. With 60 featured plants, the authors provide characteristics of available varieties, planting and maintenance advice, as well as recipes for dishes from the garden.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930604131
  • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Series: Midwest Fruit and Vegetables Series
  • Edition description: Includes Herbs
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

James A. Fizzell has more than 40 years of hands-on horticultural experience,
making him the source that other experts turn to with their toughest turf and landscape plant problems. Fizzell has been featured repeatedly on television and radio and in leading trade journals, and has become a celebrated guest speaker at industry seminars and horticultural associations throughout the Midwest.

Fizzell was the horticultural advisor for the University of Illinois
Cooperative Extension Service for nearly 35 years. In 1991, he founded James A.
Fizzell and Associates, Ltd., which provides services to professional horticulturalists, arborists, municipalities, sports turf managers, media, and other plant experts needing specialized help.

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Table of Contents

Gardening in Ohio 7
Roots of Midwest Gardening 16
A History 16
The Seasons 21
Understanding Soils 22
The Value of Organic Matter 23
Composting 24
Major Elements 26
Soil pH 27
Understanding Fertilizers 28
Soils for Container Gardens 29
How Plants Grow 30
Photographic Gallery 33
Growing Vegetables in the Home Garden 57
Location 57
Size 58
Rows vs. Beds 58
Hotbeds and Cold Frames 60
Garden Tools 60
Vertical Gardens 61
Container Gardens 62
Selecting Varieties 62
Starting Transplants from Seed 63
Transplanting Seedlings 65
Direct Seeding 66
Buying Transplants 68
Soil Preparation 68
When to Plant 69
How to Plant 70
Watering 70
Mulching 71
Fertilizing 72
Insect and Disease Problems 72
Weed Control 74
Organic Gardening 75
Growing Herbs in the Home Garden 204
Planting Herbs 205
Pest Control 205
Harvesting Herbs 206
Drying Herbs 206
Growing Fruits in the Home Garden 242
Planning the Fruit Garden 244
Planting the Fruit Garden 248
Caring for the Fruit Garden 250
Weed Control 251
Bird Control 251
Suppliers 292
Glossary 295
Bibliography 301
Index 303
About the Author 312
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