Growing Vegetables in Drought, Desert & Dry Times: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening without Wasting Water

Growing Vegetables in Drought, Desert & Dry Times: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening without Wasting Water

by Maureen Gilmer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632170231
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication date: 12/29/2015
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 823,861
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Maureen Gilmer is a syndicated gardening columnist and author of eighteen books on gardening and landscaping design; she lives in Palm Springs, California, in the heart of the desert.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

1 Sites and Seasons 3

2 Climate Modification 23

3 Methods 43

4 Build Organic Soil 59

5 Water 75

6 Insects and Pests 93

7 Selecting Desert-Hardy Vegetables 111

8 Seeds and Seedlings 129

9 Seasonal Crop Guide 141

10 Essentials and Problem Solvers 179

Resources 191

Glossary 198

Acknowledgments 203

Index 204

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