Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Book

Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Book

by Walter Reeves, Felder Rushing


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930604544
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: Southern Fruit and Vegetable Books Series
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Walter Reeves has been coaching gardeners throughout the Southeast with his unique advice for more than 30 years. His radio call-in show is heard each Saturday. Reeves appears on the nationally syndicated Ask DIY on the DIY Network, and he appears on Southern Home by Design on Turner South.

Felder Rushing is a hard-core, 10th generation Southern gardener residing in Jackson, Mississippi. His garden has been featured in Garden Design, Southern Living, Horticulture, House and Garden, and the New York Times. Rushing's books include Gardening Southern Style and Passalong Plants (named the best-written garden book nationally in 1994 by the Garden Writers Association), Tough Plants for Southern Gardens and Tough Plants for Nothern Gardens. The author has served as one of six members of Southern Living magazine's garden advisory committee and was recently named as a national director for the prestigious American Horticultural Society.

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Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Book 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I browsed through SEVERAL gardening books at Barnes and Nobles and this one was the best. It has intro information about how to make a section of your lawn into a garden, it discusses soils, organic vs. chemicals, composting, and more. It talks about how you really need to pre-plan your garden before you begin. There is a huge section on veggies + herbs. Each veggie has at least 2 pages devoted to it adn each page talks when to plant, how to harvest, when to harvest, how much light it needs, what types of factors may inhibit growth, etc... The book also talks about frosts and gives a chart for all of GA and the counties to show when the frosts occur and when they end and thus how many days of planting season you have. This is a great book and I am going to start composting soon so I can begin to plant a garden after the frost ends in March.