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Vegetable Gardening For Dummies

National Gardening Association Charlie Nardozzi



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John Wiley & Sons Inc
03 March 2021
Vegetables from your own farm to your own table We all love good food, and the fresher it is, the better! And what could be fresher than farm-to-table terms than vegetables you've grown at home? The new edition of Vegetable Gardening For Dummies puts you in touch with your roots in a thousands of years old farming tradition by demonstrating how easy it is to grow your own. And there's no need to buy a farm: all you need to become a successful cultivator of the land is this book and a small plot of soil in the yard, or a container set aside for some tasty natural edibles. Add water and some care, love, and attention-et voila!

In a friendly, come-relax-in-my-garden style Charlie Nardozzi-leading horticultural writer and guest expert on shows such as Martha Stewart Living Radio-shares the nutritious results of a lifetime of vegetable-growing experience to delve into the nitty-gritty of micro-farming. It's not rocket science-quite the opposite-but you do need a bit of patience before you can reap your first glorious harvest. This book shows you how to master that, as you get down and dirty with the enjoyable work of building soil, starting seeds, controlling pests, and maintaining your garden. And as your early efforts turn to green shoots, you can dig deeper into information on special tips and tricks, as well as hundreds of vegetable varieties-many of which are beautiful to behold as well as tasty to eat!

Plan out your garden Know your veggies, from tomatoes to chard Keep your plants happy and healthy Harvest, store, and preserve your crops Whether your thumb is a fertile green or you've never put plant-to-pot before, this book will bring out your inner farmer: you'll find everything required to transform your garden into a self-renewing larder-and complement every meal with a crisp, healthy, home-grown treat.
By:   National Gardening Association, Charlie Nardozzi
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   3rd Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 239mm,  Width: 189mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   570g
ISBN:   9781119782070
ISBN 10:   1119782074
Pages:   416
Publication Date:   03 March 2021
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Established in 1971, the National Gardening Association is a well-known and widely recognized authority on the consumer lawn and garden market and is the largest member-based, nonprofit organization of home gardeners in the United States.

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