Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades: The Complete Guide to Natural Gardening

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Sasquatch Books, 2000 - Gardening - 356 pages
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Previous editions of this bestseller have established it as the definitive food-gardening manual for the Pacific Northwest. Now, this fully revised edition is available for gardeners' food-growing pleasure!Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades is the bible of vegetable gardening for anyone turning soil left of the Cascade Mountain range-from Western British Columbia to Northern California. It includes the basics of soil composition, when to plant, which seed companies to rely on, pest control, and an extensive section on the cultivation of each vegetable. Carrots, peppers, lettuce-you name it, it's in this book.
 

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Contents

Introduction
Basics
1
Soil
23
Planning
95
Seeds
161
Transplants
189
Predators
213
How to grow it
227
Annotated bibliography
339
Index
349
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About the author (2000)

Steve Solomon started the Territorial Seed Company and is a recognized expert on organic vegetable gardening. He has gardened in California and Oregon, and he continues to research the art and science of vegetable gardening.

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