subject guide: Gardening - Vegetables
You can grow your own food! Learn how with these helpful resources.
Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager Handbook
by Jennifer R. Bartley
This book shows how to mix vegetables into ornamental plantings.
Growing Vegetables: A Basic Guide to
by Robert J. Dolezal
This basic guide gives some great ideas on how to tackle issues such as animal feeding and early frost dates.
Rodale Book of Composting
by Deborah L. Martin
This book breaks composting down to an elementary
level and tells how to get started with easy tips.
The Gaia Book of Organic
by Charlie Ryrie
This well illustrated guide simplifies the idea of gardening organically. The fundamentals of appreciating and taking care of the soil are explained along with the challenges of organic gardening, such as weeds and pests.
[Gardening with Heirloom Seeds book cover] Gardening with Heirloom Seeds: Tried-and-True Flowers, Fruits, and Vegetables for a New Generation
by Lynn Coulter
Heirloom seeds have received much press attention in recent years. Learn the history behind some of the trusted favorites from long ago.