Vegetable Gardening for the Midwest Paperback / softback
The American Midwest is an ideal place to grow a huge variety of vegetables, and there are plenty of healthful and economic benefits to having your own garden.
Whether you have a traditional backyard space or several containers on a high-rise balcony, you can grow a season-long supply of tasty produce.
Best-selling garden writer Laura Peters provides all you need to know to dig in: * Basics such as light, soil, exposure and frost tolerance * Almost infinite garden styles, including raised beds and limited space gardening * Preparing the garden and selecting which vegetables to grow where * Recommended varieties, including new, traditional, heirloom and unusual selections * Seasonal care, including mulching, weeding and watering * Tips throughout, including how to extend the growing season and what to do with your harvest * Organic approaches to management of pests and diseases * An appendix featuring companion plants and relationships * Helpful hardiness maps, and delicious colour photos throughout.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Lone Pine International Inc.
- Publication Date: 21/02/2012
- Category: Botany & plant sciences
- ISBN: 9789766500542
- Paperback / softback from £10.25