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The backyard gardener : simple, easy, and beautiful gardening with vegetables, herbs, and flowers / Kelly Orzel.

Orzel, Kelly. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library SB 453.5 .O79 2017 30775305526221 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781493026579
  • ISBN: 1493026577
  • Physical Description: 245 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Gardening from the ground up -- Propagation and planting techniques -- Organic growing practices -- Sowing and growing -- Herbs and flowers -- The garden calendar.
Summary, etc.:
The "garden to table" movement is inspiring another generation of gardeners but many of them have questions. How important is composting? Is seed saving really worth it? Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants, The Backyard Gardener is a comprehensive handbook that will help get them started. Kelly Orzel covers everything from soil selection to growing and harvesting. Sidebars such as "garden center survival tips" offer useful advice to help readers build their confidence and know-how. This guide also features photographs of beautiful plant bed designs, propagation techniques, and much more.
Subject: Organic gardening.
Vegetable gardening.
Herb gardening.
Flower gardening.

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