Rodale's Vegetable Garden Problem Solver

Rodale's Vegetable Garden Problem Solver

The Best and Latest Advice for Beating Pests, Diseases, and Weeds and Staying A Step Ahead of Trouble in the Garden

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Presented in an encyclopedic format, a troubleshooting manager draws on current findings in biological and non- or low-toxic controls to discuss how to cultivate more than sixty vegetables while managing common pests, diseases, and other challenges. Original.

McMillan Palgrave

With a wealth of information and tested advice, this problem-solving treasure gives gardeners every-thing they need to do battle with garden pests, diseases, and weeds--with safe, natural solutions

Combining a troubleshooting approach with encyclopedic coverage and drawing on the most up-to-date research on biological and non- or low-toxic controls,Rodale's Vegetable Garden Problem Solver by Fern Bradley features:

• more than 60 vegetables, organized alphabetically from asparagus to zucchini

• individual pest entries on the 30 most common insect pests and how to combat them

• individual disease entries on the 30 most common vegetable plant diseases--including symptoms and causes and ways to keep plants disease-free

• a problem-solving approach to such favorite gardening topics as seed-starting, soil, weather, watering, crop rotation, fertilizing, transplanting, and season extension

• "Beyond the Basics" sidebars for those willing to go the extra mile to eradicate a problem in the garden in a safe and natural way

With numerous tips on prevention so gardeners can spend less time putting out fires and focus instead on producing higher-yielding and more attractive gardens, this will quickly become the trusted companion of every vegetable gardener.



Book News
Bradley (editor, Rodale's All-New Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening) offers natural solutions for many common edible garden problems. Covering topics from animal pests to watering, weather, and weeds, the guide includes pest profiles, control methods, resources, recommended reading, and the USDA plant hardiness zone map. The main message: healthy harvests require healthy soils and beneficial insects. The author gardens in upstate New York's Hudson Valley. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Holtzbrinck

With a wealth of information and tested advice, this problem-solving treasure gives gardeners every-thing they need to do battle with garden pests, diseases, and weeds—with safe, natural solutions

Combining a troubleshooting approach with encyclopedic coverage and drawing on the most up-to-date research on biological and non- or low-toxic controls, Rodale's Vegetable Garden Problem Solver by Fern Bradley features:

• more than 60 vegetables, organized alphabetically from asparagus to zucchini

• individual pest entries on the 30 most common insect pests and how to combat them

• individual disease entries on the 30 most common vegetable plant diseases—including symptoms and causes and ways to keep plants disease-free

• a problem-solving approach to such favorite gardening topics as seed-starting, soil, weather, watering, crop rotation, fertilizing, transplanting, and season extension

• "Beyond the Basics" sidebars for those willing to go the extra mile to eradicate a problem in the garden in a safe and natural way

With numerous tips on prevention so gardeners can spend less time putting out fires and focus instead on producing higher-yielding and more attractive gardens, this will quickly become the trusted companion of every vegetable gardener.



Baker
& Taylor

A guide to vegetable gardening explains how to plant and cultivate more than eighty vegetable varieties, covering everything from selecting plants and preparing the soil to pest control and harvesting, with illustrations.

Publisher: New York : Rodale, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9781594863080
1594863083
Branch Call Number: 635.049 BRADL
Characteristics: viii, 472 pages : illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Rodale (Firm)
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 458-459) and index

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