Gardener's Supply Company Passport to Gardening: A Sourcebook for the 21st-century Gardener

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Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1997 - Gardening - 312 pages
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Is Your Garden Ready for the 21st Century? Let the PASSPORT TO GARDENING Be Your Guide

The gardening world has never been so rich, varied, and exciting, with new trends and new techniques appearing every day. Finding your way through the maze of new plant varieties, suppliers, and ideas can be daunting -- even for a seasoned gardener. To find the right path you need a Passport!

The Passport to Gardening has been created for passionate gardeners with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. This unique new reference book is filled with practical advice, expert opinions, reviews of the best books, product information, even web sites -- to guide you to new and exotic ports of call throughout the gardening world.

From bulbs to berries, fences to fertilizers, the Gardener's Supply Passport to Gardening is a treasure chest of information that will equip you to become a more knowledgeable and successful gardener.

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About the author (1997)

Ben Watson is the longtime Senior Editor for Chelsea Green Publishing and a freelance author and journalist. His books include The Slow Food Guide to New York City (with Patrick Martins and Slow Food USA), Cider, Hard and Sweet , and Taylor's Guide to Heirloom Vegetables .A local and national food activist and consultant, Watson is co-leader of the Slow Food Monadnock convivium based in western New Hampshire, and is a member of Slow Food USA's national Ark & Presidia committee, which is charged with identifying, preserving, and promoting rare animal breeds and plant varieties and supporting local farmers and producers. He has also served as an International Juror for the Slow Food Award in Defense of Biodiversity.Currently Watson is involved with several initiatives, including a pilot Preservation Orchard project, which seeks to propagate and disseminate heritage apple trees from America, Europe, and Central Asia to individual landowners and schools in central and western New England. He is also collaborating on a book about heritage American apples with Virginia orchardist Tom Burford.

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