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Rodales Basic Organic Gardening: A Beginners Guide to Starting a Healthy Garden Deborah L. Martin

Rodales Basic Organic Gardening: A Beginners Guide to Starting a Healthy Garden

Deborah L. Martin

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ISBN : 9781609619831
Paperback
336 pages
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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 newbies language—from the mostMoreWhen 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 newbies language—from the most trusted source for organic gardening methods.In Rodales Basic Organic Gardening by Deborah L. Martin, general garden-building skills (from Do I need to dig? to Where do I dig?) and specific techniques (from How do I plant a seed? to How much should I water?) are presented in growing-season order—from 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 no question is unwelcome approach, a troubleshooting section lessens frustrations and encourages experimentation. Rodales Basic Organic Gardening is everything a beginning gardener (or one whos new to gardening organically) needs to get growing and keep a garden going strong all season.