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  • ISBN: 9781118622094 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 111862209X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1863 pages)
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2012.

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Storing and Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies; Table of Contents; Title Page; Introduction; Part I: Getting Going with Growing; Chapter 1: Becoming a Grow-Your-Own Gardener; Chapter 2: Assessing Your Territory; Chapter 3: Deciding What, When, Where and How To Grow; Part II: Prepping Your Plot; Chapter 4: Getting Down and Dirty with Your Soil; Chapter 5: Feeding and Watering Your Plants; Chapter 6: Becoming a Greener Gardener: Growing Organic; Chapter 7: Spotting Signs of Trouble; Part III: Growing Tasty Veg; Chapter 8: Looking After Leafy Crops; Chapter 9: Raising Root Crops
Chapter 10: Growing a Selection for All SeasonsChapter 11: Planting Pods and Grains; Chapter 12: Branching Out: Growing Unusual Vegetables; Part IV: Growing Your Own Fruit Salad; Chapter 13: Fruit in a Flash: Planting Quick-Growing Fruit; Chapter 14: Very Berry! Growing Berries, Currants and Nuts; Chapter 15: Caring for Slow-Growing Tree Fruit; Chapter 16: Growing Greenhouse Fruits; Part V: The Part of Tens; Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Planting a Herb Garden; Chapter 18: Ten Projects for Your Plot; Title Page; Introduction; Part I: Composting Basics; Chapter 1: Digging into Compost
Chapter 2: Tools of the TradeChapter 3: The Decomposition Process; Part II: Selecting a Home and Method for Your Compost; Chapter 4: Composting Aboveground or Underground: No Bin Required; Chapter 5: Working with Compost Containers; Chapter 6: Erecting Your Own Compost Containers; Part III: Compost Happens; Chapter 7: Selecting Your Ingredients; Chapter 8: Mixing Up a Batch: A Step-by-Step Guide; Chapter 9: Using Your Finished Compost; Part IV: Expanding Your Compost Horizons; Chapter 10: Working with Worms; Chapter 11: Adding Cover Crops and Green Manures; Chapter 12: Composting in Sheets
Part V: The Part of TensChapter 13: Ten Answers to Common Questions about Compost; Chapter 14: Ten Tips for Troubleshooting Compost; Title Page; Introduction; Part I: Understanding Preserving; Chapter 1: Experiencing the Good Life with Good Reasons; Chapter 2: Equipping Yourself and Your Kitchen; Chapter 3: Preserving Garden Produce Safely; Part II: Discovering Storing and Preserving Methods; Chapter 4: Boxing, Bagging and Clamping: Cool Storage Options; Chapter 5: Preserving With Sweetness: Jams, Jellies and Syrup; Chapter 6: Using Vinegar to Preserve Your Produce
Chapter 7: Freezing and Refrigerating Home ProduceChapter 8: Drying, Salting and Vacuum-Packing Your Produce; Chapter 9: Drinking Up Time: Imbibing Your Own Liquid Refreshments; Part III: Working with Home-Grown Fruits; Chapter 10: Enjoying Outstanding Orchard Offerings; Chapter 11: Making the Most of Your Berry, Berry Good Soft-Fruit Harvest; Chapter 12: Storing and Enjoying Fruiting Vegetables; Part IV: Keeping and Eating Garden Vegetables; Chapter 13: Going Underground: Rootin' Around with Root Vegetables; Chapter 14: Making Room for Legumes: The Bean Harvest; Chapter 15: Harvesting the Best of the Rest
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Gardening For Dummies eBook Bundle gives you three full length books rolled into one convenient bundle giving everything you need to know to help you towards a succesful crop and a full larder!Growing Your Own Fruit and Veg For Dummies is a complete hands-on guide to growing delicious fruit and veg. It gives you the low-down on everything from assessing your plot and getting your hands on the right tools, to choosing the plants to grow, to nurturing your crops and bringing in your harvest.Composting For Dummies shows you how to turn household food.
Subject: Gardening > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Gardening > History.
Gardening > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Food > Preservation.
Genre: Electronic books.

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