Synopses & Reviews
-- Builds on the best trends in gardening today and the growth of the gardening and cooking categories.
-- Daria Bowman has written for this market and category before, knows the audience well, and will bring in top experts for technical review.
-- Timing is right for holidays and winter Perfect for holiday gifts and winter garden planning.
Home-based, comfort activities including gardening are booming plus there is growing popularity for cooking and growing your own veggies, herbs and even healing herbs! The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Edible Gardening includes all you need to know about selecting, plotting, planting, pruning and harvesting vegetables, fruit and herbs. Whether it's growing your own carrots or tomatoes in a back yard plot, keeping lemon trees on the patio or a windowsill herb gardening, this title will help you choose what you're going to grow, where you're going to grow it and even what you'll do with it when it's finished. The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Edible Gardening includes selecting space and what you'll grow, organic gardening - how to choose, what to use, pros and cons, growing seasons, styles types of vegetables, fruits, herbs for cooking and medicinal/healing herbs, options from large plots to container gardening, seeds, seedlings, starters and weeding watering, feeding, pruning and trimming, harvesting and some ideas for storing your bounty, seed saving, year-round gardens, and planning for next season, troubleshooting - determining what the problem is and how to fix it!
Includes bibliographical references (p. -276) and index.