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 newbieas languageafrom the most trusted source for organic gardening methods. In Rodaleas Basic Organic Gardening, general garden-building skills (from qDo I need to dig?q to qWhere do I dig?q) and specific techniques (from qHow do I plant a seed?q to qHow much should I water?q) are presented in growing-season orderafrom 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 easycare 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 OrganicGardening.com. With a qno question is unwelcomeq approach, a troubleshooting section lessens frustrations and encourages experimentation. Rodaleas Basic Organic Gardening is everything a beginning gardener (or one whoas new to gardening organically) needs to get growing and keep a garden going strong all season.A Beginnera#39;s Guide to Starting a Healthy Garden Deborah L. Martin ... If youa#39;ve inherited a recently abandoned garden plot, youa#39;ll probably only have to pull out the dead crop plants and weeds. If your site is now alawn, youa#39;ll need to cut the turf out ... (Using a tiller can make weed problems worse by chopping weed roots anbsp;...
|Title||:||Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening|
|Author||:||Deborah L. Martin|
|Publisher||:||Rodale - 2014-03-11|