Maria Rodale's Organic Gardening: Your Seasonal Companion to Creating a Beautiful and Delicious Garden

Front Cover
Rodale Press, 1998 - Gardening - 368 pages
1 Review
Get more pleasure from your garden — and your life — with "Maria Rodale's Organic Gardening." In this lavishly photographed book, Maria Rodale shows how organic gardening can be beautiful as well as bountiful, lush as well as luscious, sophisticated as well as soul-satisfying. Maria takes a season-by-season approach, showing how you can design your landscape for maximum livability every month of the year.

Each season has its own special tips, tools, and techniques, from starting seeds and making compost through pruning and companion planting. There are delicious harvest-fresh recipes for each season, with wonderful ways to get more pleasure from cooking and eating your own organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs. And there are in-depth interviews with gardening experts, revealing their special, hard-won secrets and techniques. There is even a seasonal calender so you can plan your gardening activities.

So pull up a chair and pick up "Maria Rodale's Organic Gardening." You'll discover a bold new world of beautiful and delicious gardening fun!

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - klyons15 - LibraryThing

Maria Rodale starts with a noble purpose--to glamorize organic gardening--but the book quickly degrades into a weak and far too vanilla pudding cookbook of gardening. It is less helpful than an ... Read full review

Maria Rodale's organic gardening: your seasonal companion to creating a beautiful and delicious garden

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Following in the footsteps of her grandfather, founder of Organic Gardening magazine, and her father, founder of the Rodale Institute, the author shares basic organic methods and tips she has used to ... Read full review


Me My Garden
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information