Lazy Arizona Organic Gardener’s Basics

September 8, 2012 by  
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Lazy Arizona Organic Gardener’s Basics

I tried to grow a garden in Phoenix once, and it was a disaster! Gardeners in Phoenix, Arizona say this all the time. Learn when and what to plant, how to do it, and why most gardens in the desert Southwest fail. A garden can be hard work, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming or extremely labor intensive. There are ways to be efficient, cut corners, yet have a prolific, well producing plot. Take it from a native Phoenician, gardening for over 10 years and teaching local classes. You can be successful. Enjoy the health benefits and incomparable flavor […]

The Complete Book of Herbs: A Practical Guide to Growing and Using Herbs

August 29, 2012 by  
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The Complete Book of Herbs: A Practical Guide to Growing and Using Herbs

With more than 340,000 copies sold in hardcover, this essential, full-color resource is now available in paperback. Revealing the enormous potential of herbs, this sourcebook includes information on planting, growing, and harvesting herbs, as well as the main uses of herbs. It also offers an exhaustive identification guide, recipes, ideas for gifts, and much more. List Price: $ 21.95 Price: More Organic Home Gardening Products

Great Garden Companions: A Companion-Planting System for a Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden

August 19, 2012 by  
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Great Garden Companions: A Companion-Planting System for a Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden

Discover the secrets of a naturally pest-proof vegetable garden with Great Garden Companions. Let master gardener Sally Jean Cunningham show you how to keep pests and diseases at bay with her unique companion-gardening system. By planting special combinations of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, you can minimize pest and disease problems and create a high-yielding, beautiful garden! List Price: $ 17.95 Price: The last decade has seen an unprecedented rise in demand for organic fruit and vegetables, and each year more of us are discovering that homegrown food is fresher, tastier, and more nutritious than food shipped in from elsewhere. A […]

Organic Gardening For Dummies (For Dummies (Home & Garden)) Reviews

July 30, 2012 by  
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Organic Gardening For Dummies (For Dummies (Home & Garden)) Reviews

Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows readers the way to ensure a healthy harvest from their environmentally friendly garden. It covers information on the newest and safest natural fertilizers and pest control methods, composting, cultivation without chemicals, and how to battle plant diseases. It also has information on updated equipment and resources. It helps readers plant organically year-round, using herbs, fruits, vegetables, lawn care, trees and shrubs, and flowers. The tips and techniques included in Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition are intended to reduce a garden’s impact on both the environment and the wallet. List Price: $ 19.99 […]

The Big Book of Gardening Secrets Reviews

July 20, 2012 by  
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The Big Book of Gardening Secrets Reviews

Scores of professional secrets for growing better vegetables, herbs, fruits, and flowers! Extend your growing season and increase yields with this thorough guide to every aspect of backyard gardening! Learn how to: — Grow more and better-tasting herbs and vegetables — Grow annuals, perennials, bulbs, even roses, in any climate — Landscape with shrubs, vines, and trees — Make compost and amend soil — Create indoor and outdoor container gardens — Cultivate bountiful berry patches and fruit orchards You’ll also find low-maintenance shortcuts and money saving solutions to dozens of common gardening problems. List Price: $ 29.95 Price: Related Organic […]

Quickly Learn How To Bullet-Proof Your Broccoli with Organic Gardening: A Healthy Vegetable You Can Grow & Eat With Pride!

July 10, 2012 by  
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Quickly Learn How To Bullet-Proof Your Broccoli with Organic Gardening: A Healthy Vegetable You Can Grow & Eat With Pride!

Broccoli is one of the “top 10” most loved vegetable in the world. People are incredibly grateful for all the nutritional benefits broccoli has to offer and they continue to eat it with pride. However, there is a slight problem? Broccoli is only as good as it’s grown. What do I mean by this? Well, think about it for a minute or two. Most of the foods that are prepared for our consumption in mass production are processed high in nitrates, preservatives, sprayed with pesticides and in many cases injected with growth hormones. Now, do you think they treat our […]

How To Grow Your Food: A guide for complete beginners (Green Books Guides)

June 30, 2012 by  
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How To Grow Your Food: A guide for complete beginners (Green Books Guides)

Perplexed by potatoes? Baffled by beans? Confused by courgettes?Home grown food means fresh, organic, tasty meals, less money spent in a supermarket, lower carbon footprint and best of all, fun! But how do you do it?If you’ve never opened a seed packet before, and want to grow your food but don’t know where or when to start, this book is for you. With advice for the new gardener, covering everything from how to plant seeds, when to pull up the carrot and how to harvest potatoes, this book will sort you out – whether you have a balcony, bare concrete, […]

Great Garden Shortcuts: 100S of All-New Tips & Techniques That Guarantee You’ll Save Time, Save Money, Save Work Reviews

June 20, 2012 by  
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Great Garden Shortcuts: 100S of All-New Tips & Techniques That Guarantee You’ll Save Time, Save Money, Save Work Reviews

With the proven tips provided here, readers can outwit pests, have the earliest tomatoes, the most delicious fruits and vegetables, plus the most beautiful flower gardens and lawns–without spending all their time and energy battling garden problems or taking on unnecessary chores. Illustrations. List Price: $ 27.95 Price:

Composting For Dummies

June 10, 2012 by  
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Composting For Dummies

Back-to-basics gardening that will benefit the earth and your wallet! Want to use ordinary waste to create an extraordinary garden? Composting lets you turn household food waste, yard clippings, and more into free compost and mulch that’s chock-full of nutrients. From building and working with traditional compost bins to starting an indoor worm-composting operation, Composting For Dummies makes these often intimidating projects easy, fun, and accessible for anyone! Digging into compost basics — get a handle on the benefits of composting and the tools you’ll need to get started Choosing the best method and location — find the best composting […]

The Truth About Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why

May 31, 2012 by  
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The Truth About Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why

Can beer make plants grow? How about buttermilk? Or music—classical or rock? Are you sure about planting trees in deep holes? And how about chasing insects with hot sauce and stopping slugs with eggshells? Whether in ancient books, on television, or in gardening publications, remedies for all your garden woes are here for the taking: the challenge is to know what will work and what won’t. Fearlessly conducting original experiments and harvesting wisdom from the scientific literature, horticulturalist Jeff Gillman assesses new and historic advice and reveals the how and why‚ and sometimes the why not‚ for more than 100 […]

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