Vegetable Gardening for California

Vegetable Gardening for California

by Jennifer Beaver, Laura Peters
     
 
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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789766500535
Publisher:
Lone Pine Publishing
Publication date:
03/26/2012
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,145,898
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.64(d)

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