Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for Northeast Gardens

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Cool Springs Press, Apr 23, 2012 - Gardening - 256 pages
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This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables, and herbs selected for growing success in the diverse growing conditions of Northeast gardens. Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success and includes advice for extending the growing season. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest.

 

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This book contains all the information novices and experts alike need to successfully garden in the northeast. I am new to gardening and live on an island which poses some challenges for gardening ... Read full review

Contents

DEDICATION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
6
USDA COLD HARDINESS ZONE MAP
7
CHAPTER 1 GARDENING IN THE NORTHEAST
9
CHAPTER 2 LOCATING DESIGNING YOUR GARDEN
17
CHAPTER 3 BUILDING GREAT SOIL
29
CHAPTER 4 GROWING FROM SEEDS PLANTS
43
CHAPTER 5 MAINTAINING THE GARDEN
49
THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY
69
CHAPTER 7 STORING PRESERVING THE HARVEST
87
CHAPTER 8 VEGETABLES HERBS FRUITS
93
RESOURCES
236
GLOSSARY
242
PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS
249
INDEX
250
MEET CHARLIE NARDOZZI
255
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Charlie Nardozzi is a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, and radio and television personality. He brings expert gardening information to home gardeners through radio, television, lectures, the Internet, and the printed page. Charlie delights in making gardening information simple, easy, fun, and accessible to everyone. Charlie has his own radio and television shows, is a well-known public speaker, and is the author of Cool Springs Press' Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening (2012), Vegetable Gardener's Journal and Magnet Gift Set (2014), New England Getting Started Garden Guide, and the upcoming Foodscaping (2015).

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