What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden?: 100% Organic Solutions for All Your Vegetables, from Artichokes to Zucchini

What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden?: 100% Organic Solutions for All Your Vegetables, from Artichokes to Zucchini

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by David Deardorff, Kathryn Wadsworth
     
 

More and more home gardeners are discovering the rewards of growing their own vegetables. But along with the pleasures of homegrown produce come a host of problems: bugs, diseases, and mysterious ailments that don't have an obvious cause. What's a gardener to do?

Don't panic — help is at hand. What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden? teaches you

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Overview

More and more home gardeners are discovering the rewards of growing their own vegetables. But along with the pleasures of homegrown produce come a host of problems: bugs, diseases, and mysterious ailments that don't have an obvious cause. What's a gardener to do?

Don't panic — help is at hand. What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden? teaches you how to keep your vegetables healthy so they're less susceptible to attack, and when problems do occur, it shows you how to recognize the problem and find the right organic solution.

Among the book's highlights are:

  • Clear information about how to team with nature to create the best growing conditions for your vegetables.
  • Detailed portraits of the most commonly grown vegetables, including growth habit; information on the plant's season; temperature, soil, light, and water requirements; and best garden uses and planting techniques.
  • Illustrated problem-solving guides that enable you to identify at a glance what's ailing your plant.
  • Discussions of the most effective organic solutions, ranging from how to modify the growing conditions in your garden to how to cope with and eliminate specific pests and diseases.

If you care about raising the freshest, healthiest, most problem-free vegetables possible, then What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden? will quickly become one of your most essential tools.

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Editorial Reviews

Booklist
“Lavishly illustrated guidelines offer nearly infallible means of diagnosing and treating setbacks through easy-to-follow, cross-referenced charts. As foolproof as they come.”
Los Angeles Daily News
“Illustrated problem solving guides that help you to spot trouble and deal with it organically.”
Midwest Gardening
“An authoritative guide to organic vegetable growing…organic gardeners will find it easy to grow vegetables and diagnose and organically treat common problems.”
San Francisco Chronicle
"A thorough description of various organic solutions."
Garden Gate
“ Those looking for a well-illustrated, well-organized resource will not be disappointed.”
Book News
"Hooray! Something to figure out what's bugging your vegetables."
American Gardener
"This colorful guide to troubleshooting organic gardens provides detailed information on the treatment of diseases and elimination of pests for specific fruits and vegetables, and promotes a holistic approach to garden health."
Green Bay Press Gazette.com
"It's full of useful photographs, charts for diagnosing problems, numerous organic solutions, and hints for avoiding problems in the first place."
New Life on a Homestead
"Here's help to keep your garden plants healthy, recognize when they're not and apply the right organic solution."
American Reference Books Annual
"It’s the kind of book that you can take with you out into the garden, sit down beside a troubled plant, and flip through the photos and descriptions to diagnose the problem. Very, very helpful.”
Juneau Empire
"An ideal read for gardeners looking to grow the healthiest, most problem-free plants and vegetables."
Midwest Gardening - Jan Riggenbach
"A thorough description of various organic solutions."
Los Angeles Daily News - Viveka Neveln
“Lavishly illustrated guidelines offer nearly infallible means of diagnosing and treating setbacks through easy-to-follow, cross-referenced charts. As foolproof as they come.”
The Chronicle Herald
"Keep this reference handy, especially if you're a novice gardener who's longing for success with veggies."
From the Publisher
“They provide a thorough method of diagnosing what’s wrong with the various crops of a vegetable garden."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604691849
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/29/2011
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
565,026
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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