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Controlling Garden Weeds

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Publisher Comments:

Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

Synopsis:

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

About the Author

Award-winning author Barbara Pleasant has written abouttackling some of gardeners' worst nightmares: bugs, plantdiseases, and weeds. Her books include The Gardener's BugBook, The Gardener's Guide to Plant Diseases, The Gardener'sWeed Book,and Garden Stone,2003 winner of the Garden Writers Association's Garden Globe Award.A contributing editor to Mother Earth Newsand regionalcorrespondent for Gardening How-Tomagazine, Barbara lives in the mountains of western North Carolina. Her website isbarbarapleasant.com.

Table of Contents

Why Weeds?

Weed Seeds and Self-Propagation

The Weed Seed Bank

Solar-Powered Weeds

Underground Weeds

The Secrets of Weed Survival

The Weedy Advantage: Crop Mimicry

Masquerading Weeds

Weed-to-Plant Warfare

Fighting the War Against Weeds

Cover Crops

Cover Crops and Wide-Row Planting

Smother Crops

Mulches

Hands-On Weeding

About Herbicides

Weed Disposal

Beware of Cultivating Invasive Plants

Ten Tips for Managing Your Weeds

The Brighter Side of Weeds

Index of Weed Illustrations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882667195
Author:
Pleasant, Barbara
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Weeds
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Gardening : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin
Series Volume:
171
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
215.9 x 139.7 x 3.302 mm

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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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