Knockout Narratives Sale

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

    Recently Viewed clear list

    Original Essays | January 19, 2015

    Emma Hooper: IMG From Musician to Novelist

    I was asleep on the floor of the magicians' apartment. Not one, but three magicians lived there, and their mysterious, mischievous, and sometimes... Continue »

Qualifying orders ship free.
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
2 Beaverton Gardening- Vegetable
2 Burnside Gardening- Organic Gardening

This title in other editions

Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening


Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening Cover

ISBN13: 9781570615344
ISBN10: 1570615349
Condition: Standard
All Product Details


What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 2 comments:

Jadzia, June 26, 2009 (view all comments by Jadzia)
I really didn't like the condescending tone of this book. I bought it because it was recommended as a good primer for people gardening in Oregon for the first time. But the way the author seems to sneer at people who don't garden all year round (and mocks his neighbors who garden primarily in the summer) really turned me off.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
(21 of 40 readers found this comment helpful)
ayleen, February 19, 2008 (view all comments by ayleen)
I can't even imagine gardening without this book! Our region is a very unique climate and most gardening books are geared to the hot, hot summers and freezing cold winters of the East Coast. With our buckets of rain leeching through the soil every year, gardening west of the Cascades presents some rewarding and challenging issues.

But fear not and garden on! This thorough resource will break it all down for you in easy-to-follow chapters that are a pleasant read.

One of my favorite features of the book is Solomon's planting schedule so you know what to plant when and can plan out the whole season.

Happy growing!
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
(47 of 54 readers found this comment helpful)
View all 2 comments

Product Details

The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening
Solomon, Steve
Sasquatch Books
Vegetable gardening
Organic gardening
Regional - Pacific Northwest (OR, WA)
Gardening : General
gardening;organic gardening;garden;organic;vegetables
Edition Number:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
10 x 7 in 22.5 oz

Other books you might like

  1. The Garden Primer
    Used Trade Paper $6.50
  2. Carrots Love Tomatoes
    Used Trade Paper $10.50
  3. Rodale's Vegetable Garden Problem...
    Used Trade Paper $12.50
  4. The Ann Lovejoy Handbook of...
    Used Trade Paper $18.50
  5. The Organic Gardener's Handbook of...
    Used Trade Paper $14.95
  6. How to Grow More Vegetables: And...
    Used Trade Paper $7.50

Related Subjects

Featured Titles » Cooking and Gardening
Featured Titles » General
History and Social Science » Pacific Northwest » Featured Titles
Home and Garden
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Organic Gardening
Home and Garden » Gardening » Pacific Northwest
Home and Garden » Gardening » Sale Books
Home and Garden » Gardening » Vegetable
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Featured Titles
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$15.50 In Stock
Product details 368 pages Sasquatch Books - English 9781570615344 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades is an invaluable resource for any gardener looking to become more knowledgeable and grow better vegetables. The book features basic info on soils, composting, chemical-free fertilizing, efficient water usage, and planning, but it is also filled with up-to-date tips on seed sources and new growing and cultivation techniques. Featuring a Earth-friendly focus on organic gardening practices, the book helps readers acquire a foundation of master-gardening knowledge that they can use to organize and plan their own gardens however they want.
"Synopsis" by , This is the updated 6th edition of Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, which has evolved from a self-published pamphlet to the master guide to organic vegetable gardening over the past 28 years. Steve Solomon, who was a founder of the Territorial Seed Company, was one of the early proponents of organic gardening, and the first to codify and refine the best practices of small-plot vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest. The approaches to understanding and preparing soils, composting, chemical-free fertilizers, efficient uses of water, and garden planning are universal to any climate or region. Solomon gets specific in his extensive advice on growing specific crops in the gentle maritime Northwest climate. This update includes his latest findings on seed sources, refinements in growing and cultivation techniques, and other organic gardening best practices. Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades lays out the principles, but the author advocates that readers think for themselves and grow their gardens as they see fit.
  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at