Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, & Wisconsin

Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, & Wisconsin

by Katie Elzer-Peters

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591865667
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 01/13/2014
Series: Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides Series
Edition description: First
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 493,749
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Katie Elzer-Peters is a horticulturist who writes gardening books, blogs, and articles. A resident of Wilmington, North Carolina, she also teaches classes and runs workshops dedicated to gardening and garden writing. She has a master of science in public garden management and has published several renowned books with Cool Springs Press.

Table of Contents

Dedication 6

Acknowledgments 7

Preface 8

Part I Growing Edibles in the Midwest 10

Chapter 1 The Midwest Region 16

Chapter 2 Seasonal Gardening 20

Chapter 3 Building Great Soil 26

Chapter 4 Planning & Planting Your Garden 34

Chapter 5 Growing Your Garden 46

Garden Maintenance Activities 52

Part II Fruit & Vegetable Profiles 66

Chapter 6 Fruit & Nut Gardening 70

Trees 84

Fruit Shrubs & Brambles 100

Vining & Garden Fruits 108

Chapter 7 Vegetable & Herb Gardening 118

Cool-Season Gardening Tips & Tricks 121

Cool-Season Vegetables 124

Cool-Season Herbs 164

Warm-Season Gardening Tips & Tricks 172

Warm-Season Vegetables 176

Warm-Season Herbs 204

Resources 222

Glossary 224

Index 233

Meet Katie Elzer-Peters 240

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