Organic gardening for dummies / by Ann Whitman, Suzanne DeJohn, the editors of the National Gardening Association
- --For dummies
- 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.
- From maintaining your lawn and choosing problem-free plants to growing hearty fruits and vegetables, you'll discover how to stay organic year-round.
- 9780470430675 (pbk.)
- Includes index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the George Blight Agricultural Library Fund Endowment; 20089.
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