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Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables & Herbs

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Publisher Comments:

From planning and planting to harvesting, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to growing your own vegetables and herbs. That's good news for gardeners everywhere, as the "eat local" movement continues to gain momentum across the country. What to grow? Where to plant it? How to get the most from your garden? It's all in here. First-rate gardening pros share their expertise on designing a garden of any size, as well as fundamentals about soil, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation, and more. With detailed advice on growing 85 crops, plus sidebars on how to make a garden as attractive as it is productive, readers will delight in finding all the information they'll ever need on vegetable gardening in one place.

Book News Annotation:

Published from 1996 to 2001, Kitchen Gardener magazine featured articles focused on edible gardening, written by expert gardeners from throughout the US and Canada. A former editor of the magazine, Connecticut-based Lively assembles valuable information from the numerous issues of the magazine into a single volume sure to inspire novice and experienced gardeners alike as the current "eat local" movement gains ground across the US. The first half of the text addresses basics, from design and layout to hardscape and structures, soil improvement, watering, fertilizing, and managing pests and problems. The second half is an A-to-Z guide to sowing, growing, and harvesting 85 vegetable and herbs. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, diagrams, and charts. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

First-rate gardening pros share their expertise on designing a garden of any size, as well as fundamentals about soil, irrigation, pest control, crop rotation, and more.

About the Author

Editor RUTH LIVELY is a former editor of "Fine Gardening "and "Kitchen Gardener." She brings decades of experience and expertise in growing vegetables to the task of organizing and presenting the very best information on the subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One: The Basics of Vegetable Gardening

Chapter 1: Designing Your Garden

Chapter 2: Structures and Hardscape

Chapter 3: Garden Fundamentals

Chapter 4: Planning and Planting

Chapter 5: The Healthy Garden

Chapter 6: The Science of Gardening

VEGETABLES Artichoke/Cardoon  Arugula Asian greens Asparagus Bean Beet Broccoli Broccoli raab Brussels sprouts Cabbage Cabbage, Chinese Carrot Cauliflower Celery, Celeriac Chard Chicory, witloof Chicory, green Cornsalad/mace Corn Cucumber Dandelion Eggplant Endive, escarole False Spinaches Favas Fennel Garlic Greens, Southern Herbs Kale Kohlrabi Leek Lettuce Melon Mizuna Okra Onion, bulb Onion, scallion Parsley, parsley root Parsnip Peas Pepper Potato Radicchio Radish Rhubarb Rutabaga Sea kale Sorrel Spinach Squash, summer Squash, winter Sweet potatoes Tomatillos Tomato Turnip

HERBS Basil Chervil Chives Coriander/Cilanto Dill Edible flowers Fennel Lemongrass Lavender Lemon balm Lemon verbena Lovage Mint Mustard Oregano/marjorm Parsley Perilla Rosemary Saffron Sage Salad burnet Savory Scented geraniums Sorrel Tarragon Thyme
 
Glossary

Sources

USDA Hardiness Zone Map

Metric Equivalents

Index

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600853364
Author:
Lively, Ruth
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Publishers of Fine Gardening & Kitchen Gardner
Author:
Publishers of Fine Gardening
Author:
Publishers of Fine Gardening &. Kitchen
Author:
Publishers of Fine Gardening and Kitchen Gardener
Author:
Publishers of Fine Gardening and Kitchen Gardner
Author:
Kitchen Gardener
Author:
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Subject:
Vegetables
Subject:
Herbs
Subject:
Gardening-Vegetable
Subject:
General Gardening
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
275 color photos, 70 color illustrations
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.50 in

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