Vegetable Gardening For Dummies

Vegetable Gardening For Dummies

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Now updated — your guide to growing fresher, healthier food at home

Want to start a vegetable garden but don't have a green thumb? No worries! This practical, hands-on guide gives you the tools to grow and enjoy your own vegetables, from selecting the right spot for your plot to preparing the soil to harvesting and preserving. You'll confidently plant your

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Now updated — your guide to growing fresher, healthier food at home

Want to start a vegetable garden but don't have a green thumb? No worries! This practical, hands-on guide gives you the tools to grow and enjoy your own vegetables, from selecting the right spot for your plot to preparing the soil to harvesting and preserving. You'll confidently plant your veggies, give them the care they need, and pick them at the right time!

  • Go ahead and veg out — from carrots to cabbage and from peppers to potatoes, discover the best varieties of vegetables to grow and the specifics on how to grow them
  • Enjoy other edibles — grow berries and herbs to add flavor to your garden
  • Get down and dirty — review the latest techniques for proper watering, mulching, fertilizing, succession planting, interplanting, and container gardening
  • Say goodbye to pesky pests — keep your plants pest-free and healthy using the newest, safest methods

Open the book and find:

  • A new 8-page color insert
  • Updated illustrations
  • The benefits of growing vegetables
  • Ideas for different garden themes
  • A garden-planning guide
  • Different varieties of vegetables
  • All you need to know about seeds and transplants
  • How-tos on techniques for increasing your bounty
  • The best tools of the trade
  • Practical tips on harvesting and storing veggies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470498705
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/08/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
176,080
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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