by Edward C. Smith - Edward Smith discusses his gardening method called W.O.R.D., which is Wide rows, Organic methods, Raised beds, and Deep soil. By following this complete system you can cultivate deep, powerful soil that nourishes plants and discourages pests and disease. The result is fewer weeds, healthier plants, and lots of great-tasting vegetables.
by Dick Raymond - Garden Way's Joy of Gardening can show anyone, anywhere, how to turn any patch of ground into a lush, bountiful vegetable garden.The companion to the television series of the same name, Garden Way's Joy of Gardening contains the best of Dick Raymond's vegetable gardening wisdom-his proven methods for raised beds, wide rows, and other techniques that promise a bigger harvest with less work. Full color photographs and illustrations, and at-a-glance charts make Dick's proven methods accessible to any gardener, beginner or seasoned expert.
by Elizabeth P. Stell - The ultimate guide to creating fertile, productive soil anywhere. In easy-to-understand terms, Elizabeth Stell teaches readers all about the properties and value of good garden soil. She explains how to improve soil health with amendments and fertilizer and gives tips for customizing soil for a variety of vegetables, flowers, fruits, trees, shrubs, and lawns. Secrets to great soil covers includes chapters on these soil-building topics:
Get to Know Your Soil
Creating Fertile Soil
Making and Using Compost
Mulches, Amendments, and Green Manures
How to Choose and Apply Fertilizers
Improving New Sites and Problem Soils
Fine-Tuning Tips for Specific Plants
A Soil-Care Calendar
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