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Vegetable Gardening for California

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California is an ideal place to grow a huge variety of vegetables, and there are plenty of healthful and economic benefits to having your own garden. Whether you have a traditional backyard space or several containers on a high-rise balcony, you can grow a season-long supply of tasty produce. Best-selling garden writer Laura Peters provides all you need to know to dig in:
• Basics such as light, soil, ...
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Overview

California is an ideal place to grow a huge variety of vegetables, and there are plenty of healthful and economic benefits to having your own garden. Whether you have a traditional backyard space or several containers on a high-rise balcony, you can grow a season-long supply of tasty produce. Best-selling garden writer Laura Peters provides all you need to know to dig in:
• Basics such as light, soil, exposure and frost tolerance
• Almost infinite garden styles, including raised beds and limited space gardening
• Preparing the garden and selecting which vegetables to grow where
• Recommended varieties, including new, traditional, heirloom and unusual selections
• Seasonal care, including mulching, weeding and watering
• Tips throughout, including how to extend the growing season and what to do with your harvest
• Organic approaches to management of pests and diseases
• An appendix featuring companion plants and relationships
• Helpful hardiness maps, and delicious colour photos throughout.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789766500535
  • Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing International Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/26/2012
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 456,711
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.12 (h) x 0.64 (d)

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