This comprehensive guide to homegrown fruits, vegetables, and herbs is perfect for gardeners of all skill levels. Over 150 garden projects, with handy shopping lists for tools and ingredients, and step-by-step instructions on planting, growing, and harvesting seasonal bounty. More than 450 beautiful full-color photos throughout, including helpful step-by-step photos to guide the reader through critical steps and innovative project ideas. The focus of the book will be on setting up an edible garden at home, whether it be small tomato plants or windowsill planters filled with aromatic herbs, to large-scale beds of greens Special sections on how to store your bounty and tips on composting at home Tips from the Garden Doctor throughout the help troubleshoot common problems Includes helpful seasonality charts and comprehensive encyclopedic listings of food crops to easily identify common varieties, where they grow and how to care for them.Their larvae feed voraciously on aphids, and the plants will probably recover. Because a healthy garden relies on this intricate interaction between predators and prey, Above left: Pest-resistant fruit and vegetable varieties make it easier thananbsp;...
|Title||:||Better Homes & Gardens Vegetable, Fruit & Herb Gardening|
|Author||:||Better Homes & Gardens|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-12-28|