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Organic gardening for dummies [electronic resource] / by Ann Whitman, Suzanne DeJohn, the editors of the National Gardening Association.

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  • ISBN: 9780470486924 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0470486929 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780470486948 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0470486945 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780470486931 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 0470486937 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 358 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Understanding the basics of organic gardening. Basic techniques in organic gardening -- Why garden organically? -- Planning your organic landscape -- Soil and fertilizers. Digging beneath the surface : soils 1010 -- Building healthy soil -- Using organic fertilizers -- Managing pests. Pest control and pesticide safety 101 -- Managing insect pests -- Battling plant diseases -- Outwitting critters -- Growing organically in your yard and garden. Weed it and reap? -- Planting how-to -- Raising organic vegetables -- Herbs for the home and garden -- Picking from the berry patch -- Fruits and nuts from your organic orchard -- Say it with flowers -- Run for the roses -- Managing landscape trees and shrubs -- Caring for your organic lawn -- The part of tens. Ten best organic gardening practices -- Ten ways to be eco-friendly.
Summary, etc.: From maintaining your lawn and choosing problem-free plants to growing hearty fruits and vegetables, you'll discover how to stay organic year-round.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6238 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2465 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 4073 KB).
Subject: Organic gardening.
Genre: Electronic books.

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