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Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening : A Beginner's Guide To Starting A Healthy Garden (2014)


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Published: New York : Rodale, 2014
Description:  ix, 326 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781609619831 (pbk.), 1609619838 (pbk.), 9781609619831, 1609619838 :,
Language:  English

Includes index

General garden-building skills (from "Do I need to dig?" to "Where do I dig?") and specific techniques (from "How do I plant a seed?" to "How much should I water?") are presented in growing-season order -- from garden planning and planting to growing and harvesting. Many other need-to-know topics like soil, compost, seeds, pest control, and weeds are explained in simple language to ensure success, even on a small scale, on the first try. More than 100 common garden terms are defined, and Smart Starts sidebars offer doable projects to build confidence and enthusiasm for expanding a garden when a gardener is ready. A flower, vegetable, and herb finder highlights easycare plants with good track records. Plus, there are no-dig garden methods, simple garden layouts, and tips and hints inspired by the most popular page views on --Publishers description

Get to know organic gardening -- Getting started -- Soil care basics -- Starting seeds, tending transplants -- Easy-growing plants for every garden -- Garden care basics -- Troubleshooting and problem solving -- Organic gardening through the seasons

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