The Salad Lover's Garden
With a little instruction and a little inclination, anyone can grow gorgeous greens all summer long. This comprehensive, readable, and beautifully designed guide provides sound, easy-to-follow advice for both the novice and experienced gardener on every aspect of the salad garden. Includes information on soil, light, container gardening, watering, mulching, pests, and more. 25 color photographs; illustrations throughout.
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