The complete guide to vegetable gardening Create, cultivate, and care for your perfect edible garden

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"Gardening Know How - The Complete Guide to Vegetable Gardening is an all-encompassing guide to growing your own food, filled with creative tips and practical advice from the editors of the world's most-visited gardening website"--

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2nd Floor New Shelf 635/Complete (NEW SHELF) Due Aug 3, 2024
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Handbooks and manuals
handbooks
Published
Beverly, MA : Cool Springs Press 2024
Language
English
Corporate Author
Gardening Know How (Firm)
Corporate Author
Gardening Know How (Firm) (author)
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
224 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Also available online
ISBN
9780760386262
  • Foreword: Food for Thought
  • Introduction: The Joy of Growing Your Own Food
  • Part 1. The Vegetable Garden's Foundations
  • Chapter 1. Edible Garden Basics
  • Understand Your Climate
  • Work with Your Site
  • A Gallery of Vegetable Garden Styles
  • Know Your Soil
  • Improve Your Soil
  • Nourish Your Garden
  • Enrich with Compost
  • Gather Your Tools
  • Store Your Equipment
  • Outfit Yourself
  • Start from Seed
  • Spotlight on Choosing Seed-Starting Pots
  • Dig a Vegetable Plot
  • Irrigate Your Garden
  • Control Weeds
  • Choose Your Mulch
  • Find Companions
  • Use Aboveground beds
  • Protect with Cold Frames
  • Fight Diseases and Pests
  • Rotate Your Crops
  • Plant in Succession
  • Cultivate Organically
  • Plant Cover Crops and Green Manure
  • Grow in a Greenhouse
  • Plant a Container Vegetable Garden
  • Cultivate an Indoor Edible Garden
  • Learn About Hydroponics
  • Preserve and Store Your Harvest
  • Part 2. Plant Profiles
  • Chapter 2. Fruits and Vegetables
  • Know Your Vegetables
  • Asparagus
  • Beet
  • A Gallery of Pepper Varieties
  • Bell Pepper
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Bush Beans
  • A Gallery of Cruciferous Vegetables
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Corn
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Spotlight on Growing Alliums
  • Globe Artichoke
  • Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • A Gallery of Lettuces and Salad Greens
  • Okra
  • Olive
  • A Gallery of Dwarf Fruit Trees
  • Onion
  • Parsnip
  • Pea
  • Pole Beans
  • Potato
  • Pumpkin
  • Spotlight on Growing Squash
  • Radicchio
  • Radish
  • Ramp
  • Rhubarb
  • Rutabaga
  • Spinach
  • A Gallery of Berries
  • Strawberry
  • Sweet Potato
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomato
  • Turnip
  • Watermelon
  • Spotlight on Growing Melons
  • Wheatgrass
  • Zucchini
  • Chapter 3. The Herb Garden
  • Edible Garden Herbs
  • The Shelf Life of Herbs
  • Amaranth
  • Anise
  • Basil
  • Bay Laurel
  • Spotlight on Creating Seasoning Mixtures
  • Borage
  • Calendula
  • Caraway
  • Chervil
  • Chicory
  • Chives
  • Cilantro/Coriander
  • Clary Sage
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Fenugreek
  • Garlic Chives
  • German Chamomile
  • Ginger
  • Horseradish
  • Hyssop
  • Lavender
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lemongrass
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Lovage
  • Marjoram
  • A Gallery of Mints
  • Mint
  • Mustard
  • Nasturtium
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Pineapple Sage
  • Purslane
  • Roman Chamomile
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Salad Burnet
  • Scented Geranium
  • A Gallery of Edible Flowers
  • Sorrel
  • Stevia
  • Summer Savory
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Winter Savory
  • Part 3. Appendices
  • Source Your Seeds
  • A Glossary of Vegetable Gardening Terms
  • Index
  • Photo Credits
  • Acknowledgments