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 […]

The Big Book of Gardening Secrets Reviews

July 20, 2012 by  
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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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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 […]

Slug Bread and Beheaded Thistles: Amusing & Useful Techniques for Nontoxic Housekeeping and Gardening

May 31, 2012 by  
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Off with their heads! Many homemakers and gardeners take the easy way out when it comes to exiling odors and banishing bugs–they use toxic chemicals that may be harmful to their families and the earth. Ellen Sandbeck has discovered that the all-natural alternatives are just as easy and effective to use, and that they are wickedly fun. Sandbeck’s way of banishing thistles from her backyard kingdom is a case in point: she chops off their heads and lets them bleed to death. Slug Bread & Beheaded Thistles reveals all of her best tricks. From bedroom to bathroom, garden to lawn, […]

Self-Sufficiency: The Card Set: A Handy Guide to Baking, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More

May 11, 2012 by  
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Self-sufficient living in the palm of your hand!Now more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living—whether they’re urbanites or country folk. Adapted from Abigail Gehring’s popular and comprehensive book Self-Sufficiency, each one of these fifty cards features a recipe, project, or fun tip, illustrated with beautiful full-color photographs. With this handy deck, you can now enjoy all of these projects, recipes, and crafts anytime, in any place. 50 color illustrations List Price: $ 12.95 Price: More Organic Home Gardening Products

Organic Gardening Reviews

April 21, 2012 by  
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In Organic Gardening, Charles Dowding, who started the first vegetable box scheme in 1983, shares the philosophy, tips and techniques which have enabled him to run a successful organic garden supplying local restaurants and shops for over 25 years: ?G Forget the rules: ???received wisdom??? about gardening is surprisingly inaccurate. Understand better what is going on in the soil and with your plants, in your own garden and climate, and work out your own methods instead. ?G Respect and encourage life as much as you can, chiefly by spreading good compost or manure. ?G There is no need to dig […]

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 […]

The Complete Guide to Working with Worms: Using the Gardener’s Best Friend for Organic Gardening and Composting (Back to Basics)

April 1, 2012 by  
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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans recycle or compost 32 percent of their waste (about 79 million tons) and compost 62 percent of yard waste. The EPA reports that if we composted 100 percent of our food scraps, we could prevent the equivalent of 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year, the equivalent of more than 3.8 million vehicles greenhouse gas emissions. Composting is one of the easiest and least expensive ways you can reduce your household waste and improve your garden, and using worms in your compost bin will provide you with the best […]

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 Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More (The Self-Sufficiency Series) Reviews

January 12, 2012 by  
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A do-it-yourselfer’s dream guide to simpler, greener, and more sustainable living.This compact guide provides advice, tips, and step-by-step instructions for hundreds of projects, offering the entire family the tools they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living. Readers will learn to dip candles, bake bread, make maple syrup, start a vineyard, and much more. With special features for young homesteaders, this is an essential family guide to self-sufficient living. – Bake Pies, Cakes, and Bread- Grow Vegetables yy Raise Chickens – Keep Bees – Preserve Your Harvest- Cure Meats – Build a Treehouse- Spin Wool – Make a Toboggan – And Much More! 500 color […]

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