From Container to Kitchen: Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots (Google eBook)

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New Society Publishers, Oct 18, 2013 - Gardening - 248 pages
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The complete guide to growing food in the "no-yard" garden.
  

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Review: From Container to Kitchen: Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots

User Review  - Latasha - Goodreads

Too much writing, not enough visual representation for me. Good information on pots and watering, but not a "quick" enough guide for me. Read full review

Review: From Container to Kitchen: Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Hopefully this will help me with my container garden. Hopefully my tomato, pepper, and impatient live! Read full review

Contents

Common Invaders
Ladies in the Parlor
Praying for Help
Better Living through Chemistry?
Organic or Synthetic?
Microbial Insecticides
Botanical Insecticides
Miticides

A Testimonial to Nature
Gardenings Benefits
Shopping Around for the Right Containers
Adapting Containers to Your Needs
If You Build It They Will Grow
Wild and Crazy Guy
The Shape of the Future
Match Container Size to Plants
Some Considerations When Choosing
Lighting Up
Know Your Homes Exposures
Adding More Light
Reflecting Light
Too Much of a Good Thing
Too Much or Not Enough?
How Much Is Enough?
A Rose by Any Other Name
Humidity
How Hot Is Hot?
How Are Things in Casablanca?
Analyzing Your Garden Soil
Using a Commercial Mix
Factors Affecting Soil pH
Increasing the Soil pH
Wood Ashes
Decreasing the Soil pH
Having Your Soil Tested
DoItYourself Testing
Fertilizer Types
Fertilizer Analysis
Fertilizer Formulation
Methods of Application
Whats a Good Fertilizer to Buy?
The Same Difference
One More Consideration
The Buddy System
Science Has an Explanation
Some Natural Companions
El Cheapo
El Cheapo Not Quiteo
Beating the System
Feed Follows Function
Light and Water
Objectives
Prunings Effects on Plants
The Growth Cycle
Bud Growth
Heading Back Versus Thinning Out
Summer Versus Winter Pruning
Pruning Tools
Pruning Shears
Pruning Knife
Wound Dressing
Additional Indoor Gardening Tools
Web Sites
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About the author (2013)

D.J. Herda is the president of Vista Grande HOA, president of the American Society of Authors and Writers, Executive Editor of SCRIBE! Magazine, and freelance author, editor and photojournalist, who has two plays in production, several thousand articles, and more than 80 books, including Zen and the Art of Pond Building. D.J. lives in St. George, Utah.

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