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Rodale's basic organic gardening: a beginner's guide to starting a healthy garden [electronic resource].

Martin, Deborah L., author. (Author). Berg, Margaret Magrikie, illustrator. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781609619855 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1609619854 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Rodale : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: When the inspiration hits to start an organic garden, many novices could benefit from a guidebook that speaks directly to their enthusiasm, their goals, and, of course, their need for solid information that speaks a newbie's language--from the most trusted source for organic gardening methods. In Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening, general garden-building skills (from "Do I need to dig?" to "Where do I dig?") and specific techniques (from "How do I plant a seed?" to "How much should I water?") are presented in growing-season order--from garden planning and planting to growing and harvesting. Many other need-to-know topics like soil, compost, seeds, pest control, and weeds are explained in simple language to ensure success, even on a small scale, on the first try. More than 100 common garden terms are defined, and Smart Starts sidebars offer doable projects to build confidence and enthusiasm for expanding a garden when a gardener is ready. A flower, vegetable, and herb finder highlights easy care plants with good track records. Plus, there are no-dig garden methods, simple garden layouts, and tips and hints inspired by the most popular page views on With a "no question is unwelcome" approach, a troubleshooting section lessens frustrations and encourages experimentation. Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening is everything a beginning gardener (or one who's new to gardening organically) needs to get growing and keep a garden going strong all season.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Organic gardening.
Electronic books.

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