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Title:
Complete guide to vegetables, fruits & herbs
Author:
Schrock, Denny.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
224 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

"Planning, planting, growing, harvesting"--Cover.

"Ortho Books"--cover.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780897215015
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Sources: 1) National Gardening Survey, 2002


Table of Contents

Keys to Successful Gardeningp. 6
Make a Planp. 7
Strategies for Top-Notch Cropsp. 8
Water Wiselyp. 10
Guarding the Harvestp. 11
Making a Gardenp. 12
Selecting a Sitep. 14
Start with Soilp. 17
Using Fertilizersp. 20
Getting in Tune with the Seasonsp. 22
Preparing for Springp. 23
Season-Stretching Devicesp. 24
Spring Plantingp. 25
Summertimep. 26
Fall Gardensp. 27
Gallery of Vegetablesp. 28
Living with Herbsp. 70
Plant Typesp. 72
Plant Partsp. 73
Growing and Caring for Herbsp. 74
Pruningp. 76
Propagationp. 77
Gallery of Herbsp. 78
Fruits, Berries & Nutsp. 114
Fruits in the Landscapep. 115
Climate and Microclimatep. 116
A Sample Gardenp. 117
Dwarf Treesp. 118
Planting and Caring for an Orchardp. 120
Soilp. 122
Plantingp. 124
Fertilizing and Wateringp. 126
Fruits in Containersp. 128
Pests and Diseases of Fruitsp. 130
Pruning and Training Fruitsp. 140
Pruning Specific Fruitsp. 146
Gallery of Temperate Fruitp. 154
Gallery of Temperate Fruitp. 154
Berriesp. 171
Nutsp. 182
Growing and Caring for Subtropical Fruitsp. 186
Gallery of Subtropical Fruitsp. 192
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Mapp. 211
Frost Mapsp. 212
Resourcesp. 213
Indexp. 217
Metric Conversionsp. 223
Creditsp. 224