A Home Vegetable Garden: Suggestions of Real Gardens for Homemakers and Others
""Ella Freeman's 1922 book provides practical information on laying out a new vegetable garden or preparing an established one, as well as information on tools, insects, harvesting, and the characteristics of particular vegetables to be grown, including corn, beans, potatoes, squashes, and tomatoes.""
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A Home Vegetable-Garden, Suggestions of Real Gardens for Home-Makers and Others
Ella Mary Freeman
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