Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

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New Society Publishers, Mar 29, 2011 - Gardening - 304 pages
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Unlike most gardening books, I actually read this one cover-to-cover. The text was engaging and it inspired me to get out there and get gardening. Unfortunately, I don't live in the perfect area of ... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Our Gardening Climate and How Plants Grow
Planning aProductive Garden 3 Preparing theSoil 4 Basic Methods forGrowing Vegetables 5 Starting Seedlings and Saving Seeds
Basic Methods for Growing Fruit
Food Crops in Greenhouses and Containers
YearRound Gardening Calendar
Managing Pests and Problems
A to Z Vegetables 11 A to ZFruit
Glossary
Resources
About the Author
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Linda Gilkeson is a passionate organic gardener with over 40 years of gardening experience. Her Year-Around Harvest is considered the definitive guide to winter gardening on the West Coast. She is a regular instructor in the Master Gardener programs in BC and has led hundreds of workshops on pest management and organic gardening. As the Executive Director of the Salt Spring Island Conservancy, Linda is deeply committed to preserving natural ecosystems through conservation and public education.

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