Botanica's Organic Gardening: The Healthy Way to Live and Grow
Laurel Glen, 2002 - Gardening - 608 pages
The newest edition of the Botanica's Gardening series, this authoritative encyclopedia covers all aspects of organic gardening. Botanica's Organic Gardening is a richly textured, stylish, visually stunning, and comprehensive guide to organic gardening. It is designed not only to help the reader create a beautiful, productive, and chemical-free garden, but also a lifestyle in harmony with the earth. Includes a series of four inclusive, easy-to-use guides to growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, and ornamental flowering plants.
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Chapter THE ORGANIC APPROACH
UNDERSTANDING HOW PLANTS GROW
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