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The edible garden : grow your own vegetables, fruits & herbs no matter where you live

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The experts at Living the Country Life magazine show how to reap fresh vegetables, delicious fruits, and essential herbs from a garden of any size, in any space, no matter how small. Bring organic produce to your table and create delicious hand-crafted gifts with the bounty from your back yard or windowsill! Edible Garden is the complete guide to growing a bountiful, edible home garden. With over a hundred years of experience, the editors of Better Homes & Gardens special-interest publications know gardening from the ground up! In this beautiful, photo-laden book the authors show how any space can yield a bounty of tasty vegetables, fresh fruits, delicious herbs, and more. Whether you re working with a rooftop hideaway, a suburban backyard, or even a tiny window box or all-indoor container garden, it s easier than you think. Highlights include: Detailed step-by-step instructions for creating the garden of your dreams in the space you have. All the basics, as well as unusual crops, such as edible flowers, bonsai berry bushes, and a piquant pepper garden. All-organic, chemical-free solutions for fertilizer, pest control, and more. Simple recipes show how to use your bounty and what to do when your garden produces more than you ever expected! Covers a wide range of topics, including: Starting from Seed: Save money by growing from seeds including those you save yourself from your everyday meals. Making the Plan: How to assess the space at hand and plan to use it most efficiently. Including seasonal tips for different environments, and how to create cold-hardy planting strategies for snowy winters. Organic Solutions: Raise the healthiest food and protect the environment with these handy hints, including all-natural pest repellants, weed control, and soil enrichment. Container Gardening: Grow food for your table on a balcony, patio, or other small space. Special tips on how to grow some basics even if you ve only got a window box to work with. Rooftop Paradise: Have rooftop access? Then you can have a garden, growing everything from lettuce to heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, and even sunflowers. Raised-Bed Gardens: All the rage in suburban front and back yards (and in some green urban areas as well), this results-intensive gardening method yields amazing results. Yard-to-Table: Recipes for your backyard bounty focusing on just-picked delights such as a fresh tomato and mozzarella salad or a tisane of chamomile and lavender blossoms as well as canning and preserving techniques." -- provided by publisher.

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Stevens Memorial Community Library - Attica 635 COUN (Text)
Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 635 COU (Text)
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