From Container to Kitchen: Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots

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New Society Publishers, Apr 1, 2010 - Gardening - 240 pages
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The complete guide to growing food in the "no-yard" garden.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Tomatoes
5
Gardening for Your Health
9
Lettuce
18
Gone to Pot
21
Cabbage
26
Why Containers?
29
Peas
33
Spinach
127
More than Just a Pretty Face Companion Planting
131
Broccoli
140
Bugged What To Do When the Extraterrestrials Attack
143
Dwarf Blueberry
154
Fungus Among Us Wilt Thou No More
157
Dwarf Peach
163
Harvest Time and the Pickin Is Easy
167

Dressed for Success
35
Snap Beans
45
Matching Your Plants to Their Containers
47
Cucumber
52
Lighting the Way
55
Celery
66
Where To Grow
69
Dwarf Apple
76
Wet n Wild
79
Beets
88
The Right Stuff
91
Eggplant
95
From Alkaline to Acidic The Magic of pH
99
Peppers
107
Food for Thought
111
Onions Leeks Shallots Garlic
120
Cultivars Hybrids and Varietals
123
Dwarf Nectarine
174
Who Cares? Caring for Your Plants When Youre Away
177
Dwarf Apricot
181
Special Steps for Fruiting Trees and Shrubs
185
Dwarf Banana
190
Pruning The Kindest Cuts of All
193
Dwarf Pomegranate
203
Tools of the Trade
205
Strawberries
210
The Sky Is Falling Battling Urban Pollution
213
Dwarf Fig
217
Resources
219
Notes
221
Index
223
About the Author
233
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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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