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

August 19, 2012 by  
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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, 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 […]

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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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:

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

May 31, 2012 by  
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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 […]

Maria Rodale’s Organic Gardening (Your Seasonal Companion to Creating a Beautiful and Delicious Organic Garden)

April 11, 2012 by  
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Maria Rodale, the third generation of the family that originated the organic gardening movement in the United States, has written a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to designing and planting an organic garden that is both beautiful and productive. Conveniently divided by season, the book includes delicious recipes. 600 full-color photos and 50 color illustrations.Maria Rodale, who comes to organic gardening naturally–her father and grandfather, who founded Rodale Press, were famously passionate organic gardeners–felt for many years that while there was plenty of good information about organic gardening, there was neither an existing primer that taught all the very basics nor […]

Burpee : The Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener : A Guide to Growing Your Garden Organically

March 2, 2012 by  
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A Backyard-Gardener’s Guide to Growing a Bountiful, Great-Tasting HarvestThe Complete Vegetable & Herb Gardener features:A full-color encyclopedia of over 100 vegetables and herbs with detailed, expert advice on growing them successfully from planting to harvestPlanting and growing techniques that keep maintenance to a minimumEntries on how to grow unusual edibles, such as refreshing mesclun for salads, colorful edible flowers, spicy mustards, and moreDescriptions and photos of a host of succulent vegetables, both hybrids and heirlooms, from common to exoticComplete information on improving even the poorest garden soil using safe, organic techniques, plus practical advice on making compostRecommendations on garden tools […]

Dead Snails Leave No Trails: Natural Pest Control for Home and Garden

February 11, 2012 by  
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This comprehensive guide to controlling pests in your home and garden (and even on your pets!) is packed with simple and effective ways to avoid chemical pesticides that can kill off beneficial insects and keep useful reptiles and birds from making anyone’s yard their home. Let nature’s balance work to your advantage with plants that attract helpful insects and repel destructive ones, all-purpose pest repellants like garlic and chile peppers, and beneficial creatures like bats, green lacewings, hummingbirds, and lizards. Includes safe methods for eliminating ants, roaches, and rodents; ways to get rid of fleas and other critters that plague […]

Secrets to Successful Organic Gardening: soils, bugs, sprays and everything else you need to know to make your organic garden thrive

February 1, 2012 by  
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New to gardening, or just to gardening organically? In this useful and easy-to-read book Fi clearly outlines the things you need to consider when gardening organically, and how to get started to give your garden the best chance of success. From compost to bugs, soils to sprays, this is a must-have book you’ll refer to over and over again. List Price: $ 14.24 Price:

The Organic Home Garden

January 22, 2012 by  
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In The Organic Home Garden, Patrick and John, take readers step-by-step through the engaging process of growing the best possible food – from spring’s fi rst spinach, asparagus and salad greens, through the summer abundance of tomatoes, cucumbers, melons and all, right into fall’s harvest of squash, leeks, carrots and potatoes. Often, a small timely tip makes all the difference, and this dynamic team leaves nothing out. Whether you tend a small city yard, a full-size country garden or something in between, their instructive, easy to follow and often humorous advice will ensure you make the very best use of […]

Easy Guide To Herb Garden Designs

January 3, 2012 by  
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In the past herb garden designs were dictated by the herbs planted in them and classified as useful or ornamental. Truth of the matter is you can mix and match the following ideas to originate your very own special herb garden designs. It’s your garden after all and like art these designs express your unique inner soul. Yet, contrary to expectation, the first step in creating your herb garden designs is not to immediately draw your designs but to first list down the reasons for which you want to have your own herb garden. Once you have your reasons listed […]

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