The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way (Rodale Organic Gardening Books (Paperback))

The Organic Gardener

With growing consumer awareness about the dangers of garden chemicals, turn to The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control (by Fern Bradley) as the most reliable and comprehensive guide on the garden shelf. Rodale has been the category leader in organic methods for decades, and this thoroughly updated edition features the latest science-based recommendations for battling garden problems. With all-new photos of common and recently introduced pests and plant diseases, you can quickly identify whether you've discovered garden friend or foe and what action, if any, you should take.No other reference includes a wider range of methods for growing and maintaining an organic garden. The plant-by-plant guide features symptoms and solutions for 200 popular plants, including flowers, vegetables, trees, shrubs, and fruits. The insect-and-disease encyclopedia includes a photo identification guide and detailed descriptions of damage readers may see. The extensive coverage of
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Gardening All-in-One For Dummies

Gardening All-in-One For Dummies

"God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures." --Sir Francis Bacon National surveys show that gardening has become the most popular, least exclusive hobby nationwide. From the balconies of Manhattan to the patios of Malibu to the backyards of Chicago, anybody with a few square feet of earth is doing their best to make their little corner of the world more gracious and beautiful. And the best thing is, you really don't have to be born with a green thumb to give life to a glorious garden. Anybody can do it with a little coaching. Which is where Gardening All-in-One For Dummies comes in. Puzzled by pruning? Baffled by bulbs? Can't tell a hosta from a hyacinth? Don’t worry! This all-in-one reference delivers the know-how you need to transform your little patch of the outdoors into a blooming paradise. Drawing upon the expertise of the National Gardening Association, it gets you up to speed on: Basic gardening skills—from understanding your m
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Gardening: Perennial Vegetables – Plant Once and Harvest Year After Year

Gardening: Perennial Vegetables - Plant Once and Harvest Year After Year

Perennial Vegetables, Plant Once and Harvest for Years! Purchase your copy of Gardening: Perennial Vegetables, Plant Once and Harvest Year After Year today - Don't Wait To Get Started On Your Perennial Garden! Are you looking to get more food from your garden with less time invested? Do you want the many advantages that perennial vegetables have to offer? Are less work and a higher yield important to you? If so, then Gardening: Perennial Vegetables, Plant Once and Harvest Year After Year is the book you need! You'll save money, spend less time, and have crops that return year after year. Gardening: Perennial Vegetables, Plant Once and Harvest Year After Year is available for Purchase Today. The members of the Perennial family are hardy, easy to care for, and grow in just about every climate. Often overlooked as viable food options, many perennials are used solely for decorative purposes. Stop missing out on these easy to grow, highly nutritious vegetables and learn how to incorpor
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Better Homes and Gardens Gardening Made Simple: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Gardening

Better Homes and Gardens Gardening Made Simple: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Gardening

The ideal guide to getting started for every beginning gardener Gardening Made Simple is a comprehensive step-by-step guide to creating beautiful gardens, including all the basics of planting, growing, and caring for trees, shrubs, flowers, fruits, vegetables, lawns and other greenery. With plenty of clear and explanatory full-color photographs, it gives beginners the inspiration and simple guidance they need to achieve their green-thumb dreams. A helpful introductory section covers basic tools and techniques and shows you how to choose the right garden plans and plants for your Zone, prepare your soil, manage pests, and prune, mulch, fertilize, and water with ease. Includes more than 65 step-by-step gardening projectsFeatures 145 easy-to-grow plants, including sections on container gardening, growing your own vegetables, fruits, and herbs, flower gardening, landscaping with trees, shrubs, vines, and groundcovers, and foolproof houseplantsFeatures more than 1,200 color photographs thro
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Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects

Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects

Library Journal Starred Review Welcome the world’s most exquisite visitors to your garden! Gardening for Butterflies, by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of colorful garden guests who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive. This optimistic call to arms is packed with everything you need to create a beautiful, beneficial, butterfly-filled garden. Gardeners will learn why butterflies matter, why they are in danger, and what simple steps we can take to make a difference. You'll learn how to choose the right plants, how to design a butterfly-friendly garden, and how to create a garden that flutters and flourishes with life.
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Trowel and Error: Over 700 Organic Remedies, Shortcuts, and Tips for the Gardener

Trowel and Error: Over 700 Organic Remedies, Shortcuts, and Tips for the Gardener

Ever since she was old enough to help her grandmother in the garden, Sharon Lovejoy has spent her life working with plants--and along the way, through "trowel and error," she's accumulated hundreds and hundreds of remedies, tips, short-cuts, and cure-alls. Now Ms. Lovejoy--author of Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots and the award-winning Sunflower Houses--does for the garden what Heloise or the Queen of Clean does for the household. Trowel and Error collects all of her homespun garden advice into an inviting, environmentally friendly, whimsically illustrated yet dead-on helpful book that will benefit every gardener, beginner or experienced.Cure plant viruses with spoiled milk. Steep a natural and effective insecticide out of fresh basil. Place flat stones under squash or melons to hasten ripening. Recycle an old apple corer as the perfect dibber for muscari and other small bulbs. Start rosemary cuttings in a green glass bottle. Sprinkle baby powder over seedlings to discourage rabbits. Cr
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Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden (Hands-On Family)

Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden (Hands-On Family)

A refreshing source of ideas to help your children learn to grow their own patch of earth, Gardening Lab for Kids encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature. This fun and creative book features 52 plant-related activities set into weekly lessons, beginning with learning to read maps to find your heat zone, moving through seeds, soil, composting, and then creating garden art and appreciating your natural surroundings. Author Renata Fossen Brown guides your family through fun opportunities learning about botany, ecology, the seasons, food, patience, insects, eating, and cooking. The labs can be used as singular projects or to build up to a year of hands-on outdoor experiences. The lessons in this book are open-ended to be explored over and over - with different results each time! Garden Lab for Kids is the perfect book for creative families, friends, and community groups and works as lesson plans for both experienced and new gardeners. Children of all ages and experience levels
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Square Foot Gardening: How To Grow Healthy Organic Vegetables The Easy Way

Square Foot Gardening: How To Grow Healthy Organic Vegetables The Easy Way

NOW NO 1 BEST SELLER IN CATEGORY! How To Grow Healthy Organic vegetables In Only 16 Square Feet If you would like to grow your own healthy vegetables but have limited space to do so, then this is the book for you! Best-Selling authors James Paris and Norman J Stone combine their knowledge of self-sufficiency and growing organic vegetables to present this book on square foot gardening. This method of growing vegetables in small spaces, combines Raised Bed Gardening with the concept of providing a good range of organically grown vegetables within the smallest of areas. Through the combined use of the ideal growing compost for best nutrition, and Companion Planting methods for nutrition and pest/disease control SFG is the gardening method of choice for millions of 'switched on' gardeners today. Along with Raised Bed and container planting methods, SFG is another way that individuals can take back control of their food needs from the big corporations - and benefit from fresh organic
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The Flower Gardener’s Bible: A Complete Guide to Colorful Blooms All Season Long; 10th Anniversary Edition with a new foreword by Suzy Bales

The Flower Gardener

Create the flower garden of your dreams. This comprehensive guide includes expert advice on everything from choosing an appropriate growing site to maximizing the lifespan of your plants. Charming illustrations and photographs accompany helpful tips on how to improve soil, fight off pests, and make all your flowers bloom with radiant color. Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a seasoned florist, The Flower Gardener’s Bible is a useful resource that will help you keep your garden healthy and beautiful for years to come. 
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Backyard Gardening: No Space Left Behind – Turn A 1/4 Acre Backyard Into A Mega Garden

Backyard Gardening: No Space Left Behind - Turn A 1/4 Acre Backyard Into A Mega Garden

Looking to maximize your growing space in a small backyard? Backyard Gardening will show you how you can use over 16 advanced gardening techniques from aquaponics, hydroponics, dutch buckets, Wiki Grow System and more. Each chapter will demonstrate how to set up these gardening skills. You will learn how to use every inch of your backyard to grow vertically, horizontally, wasting no space, thus the name, No Space Left Behind.
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