How to Grow Vegetables and Fruits by the Organic Method
Jerome Irving Rodale
Rodale Books, 1961 - Technology & Engineering - 926 pages
Nostalgia combines with authoritative information in this reissue of Rodale's classic guidebook. Actually seven manuals in one, the book covers general organic gardening techniques, vegetable growing, home fruit and garden orchards, and herb gardening.
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CHAPTER PAGE Foreword
Planning the Vegetable Garden
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