Books tagged: organic gardening

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Biochar: A Field Guide for Gardeners and Farmers
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Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book is written in layman's terms for gardeners & farmers by leading soil scientists and horticulturalists. It explains how biochar contributes to healthy soil that is the foundation for human health and how, as a sustainable soil enhancer, biochar promotes healthy plant/crop growth by aiding soil microbiology in a natural way, helping the efficiency of water uptake and nutrient retention.
Preparing A Garden From The Ground Up
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Do you want a vegetable garden but do not know where to start? This guide will help you select a site, prepare it for planting, choose what to plant, grow it, and care for the plot between crops. Illustrated with photographs by the author, a master gardener.
Build an Extreme Green Raised Bed Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This construction project shows how to build a raised bed garden that is slightly different from conventional wisdom. Designed with the weekend do-it-yourselfer in mind, this project requires minimal skills to complete.
Rose Garden Design - A Guide to Having the Picture Perfect Rose Garden
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Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Almost anyone who has an interest in gardening flowers and plants will eventually mosey into rose territory. It's almost irresistible because of the beauty and scent of one of the most popular plants on earth. A rose garden is like no other. This book will teach you everything you'll ever need to know about the picture perfect rose garden your friends and neighbors will envy!
Vegetable Gardening in the North
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Vegetable Gardening in the North, by award-winning garden author Doug Green, explains how to successfully grow vegetables in challenging climates - whether it be the northeast, northern plains or Canada. Doug has been successfully gardening and writing for beginner gardeners for over 30 years - he’s been there and done that. And he does it by answering the questions beginners want to know.
Garden Wars: Getting good bugs to fight your garden pests
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Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by Reflected Light Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Are you at war with aphids and other garden pests? Find out how to attract good bugs to fight the battle with these bad boys. GARDEN WARS is a compact guide to attracting beneficial insects to your garden. Chapters include 'What the heck is a good bug?'; 'Creating a beneficial insectary'; 'The private lives of 'good bugs'; highlights of author's garden journal.
Cultivating a Movement: An Oral History of Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture on California's Central Coast
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A synergistic web of visionary farmers, activists, educators, and researchers is transforming the food system in Central California and beyond. This sampling of narratives drawn from the first oral history of organic and sustainable farming documents a multifaceted and interdependent community of change-makers who speak for themselves, offering a window into the dynamic history of a movement.
Successful Container Gardening
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
If you’re looking to create that magical magazine-perfect hanging basket or container, award winning garden author Doug Green shows you exactly how in this ebook. Everything you need to know to design, create and maintain a container or hanging plant masterpiece is in this ebook. All done in Doug's easy-to-understand - and accomplish- gardening style
Lavender
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
In this ebook on Successful Lavender Growing, award winning garden author Doug Green tells you how to succeed with growing this most-fragrant of perennial flowers. From his years of collecting and growing lavender in USDA zone 4 and container gardening with them, he’s passing along the tips and hints that were hard-earned in his cold climate.
Tomato Growing Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
You can grow massive crops of tasty tomatoes using techniques in this succinct ebook. Written by award-winning garden writer Doug Green who used to grow tomatoes commercially, everything you need to know to grow all the tomatoes you need is here. From soil preparation tricks to the 9 tricks for getting the earliest tomatoes to growing in containers and problem solving