• The Fruit Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden

    Enjoy bushels of crispy apples and baskets of juicy blueberries from your own backyard. Authors Lewis Hill and Leonard Perry provide everything you need to know to successfully grow delicious organic fruit at home, from choosing the best varieties for your area to planting, pruning, and harvesting a bountiful crop. With tips on cultivating strawberries, raspberries, grapes, pears, peaches, and more, this essential reference guide will inspire year after year of abundantly fruitful gardening.

    • Brand: Workman Publishing
    • ASIN: 1603425675

  • Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits: Market or Home Production * Site & Crop Selection * Planting, Care & Harvesting * Business Basics

    Danny Barney covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic orchard fruits. Offering expert tips on selecting the right site, choosing the best cultivars, designing and maintaining a sustainable orchard, and efficiently harvesting fruit, Barney also helps you develop a viable business plan, acquire necessary organic certifications, and identify niche markets for your products.

    • Brand: Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
    • ASIN: 1603425705

  • The Organic Backyard Vineyard: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Your Own Grapes

    Interest in wine shows no signs of slowing down—wine tours, tastings, and vacations are now common and homeowners often have space dedicated to their collection. The logical next step? Learning to grow and make your own.In The Organic Backyard Vineyard expert Tom Powers walks the small grower through the entire process of growing grapes, with a month-by-month maintenance guide covering all regions of the U.S. and Canada. He explains everything a beginning grape grower needs to know: how to design and build a vineyard, how to select grapes for each region, how to maximize yield using organic maintenance techniques, how to build a trellis, how to harvest at peak flavor, and how to store grapes for winemaking.This edition includes organic growing information and all new photography.

    • ASIN: 1604692855

  • Grow Fruit

    Grow Fruit is your one-stop, step-by-step reference for growing your own fruit, from tree fruits like apples and figs to soft fruits like strawberries and blueberries to tender fruits like citrus and avocados. Now refreshed with a bold new look, this guide has been updated to include more fruit varieties than any other book of its kind.Grow Fruit features detailed growing instructions for more than 40 fruits and provides inspiration and advice at every stage, from planning and planting to pruning and picking and everything in-between. With its clear and easy-to-follow photographic design, troubleshooting tips, and year-long planner, Grow Fruit makes thriving results achievable, whether you are an experienced gardener looking to expand your horizons or a foodie seeking your own organic or obscure fruit varieties.

    • Brand: Dk Pub
    • ASIN: 1465444858

  • The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way

    Many people want to grow fruit on a small scale but lack the insight to be successful orchardists. Growing tree fruits and berries is something virtually anyone with space and passionate desire can do - given wise guidance and a personal commitment to observe the teachings of the trees. A holistic grower knows that producing fruit is not about manipulating nature but more importantly, fostering nature. Orcharding then becomes a fascinating adventure sure to provide your family with all sorts of mouth-watering fruit. The Holistic Orchard demystifies the basic skills everybody should know about the inner-workings of the orchard ecosystem, as well as orchard design, soil biology, and organic health management. Detailed insights on grafting, planting, pruning, and choosing the right varieties for your climate are also included, along with a step-by-step instructional calendar to guide growers through the entire orchard year. The extensive profiles of pome fruits (apples, pears, asian pears, quinces), stone fruits (cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums), and berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, gooseberries, currants, and elderberries) will quickly have you savoring the prospects. Phillips completely changed the conversation about healthy orcharding with his first...

    • Brand: Chelsea Green Pub Co
    • ASIN: 1933392134

  • Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida

    “A wonderful and well-researched book that describes all aspects of organic gardening, from seed to harvest, as well as how to gather seeds from your labors for subsequent years. This book will help you create a garden that will produce food for yourself and your family, whether you live in Florida or not.”--Nell Newman, president of Newman’s Own Organics “With demand and desire exploding for fresh, healthful, locally grown produce, Ginny and Melissa are right on time. Hold a copy close, dig a plot, and grow your own!”--Michel Nischan, president of Wholesome Wave “If you want to grow your own vegetables organically but are unsure how to get started—this is the book for you.”—Steve Christman, Floridata.com “An excellent addition for any Floridian interested in raising food, either on a small-scale commercial basis or simply for the pleasure of seeing a garden grow.”—Marilyn E. Swisher, coeditor of Managed Ecosystems: The Mesoamerican Experience With food costs on the rise, people are turning to their own yards for affordable and delicious produce. In Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida, expert botanist Ginny Stibolt and Master Gardener Melissa Contreras provide  simple and accessible advice for successful, pesticide-free vegetable gardeni...

    • ASIN: 0813044014

  • The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed's High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions: Wide Rows, Organic Methods, Raised Beds, Deep Soil

    The invaluable resource for home food gardeners! Ed Smith's W-O-R-D system has helped countless gardeners grow an abundance of vegetables and herbs. And those tomatoes and zucchini and basil and cucumbers have nourished countless families, neighbors, and friends with delicious, fresh produce. The Vegetable Gardener's Bible is essential reading for locavores in every corner of North America!Everything you loved about the first edition of The Vegetable Gardener's Bible is still here: friendly, accessible language; full-color photography; comprehensive vegetable specific information in the A-to-Z section; ahead-of-its-time commitment to organic methods; and much more.Now, Ed Smith is back with a 10th Anniversary Edition for the next generation of vegetable gardeners. New to this edition is coverage of 15 additional vegetables, including an expanded section on salad greens and more European and Asian vegetables. Readers will also find growing information on more fruits and herbs, new cultivar photographs in many vegetable entries, and a much-requested section on extending the season into the winter months. No matter how cold the climate, growers can bring herbs indoors and keep hardy greens alive in cold frames or hoop houses. The impulse to grow vegetables is even stronger in 2009 t...

    • Brand: Workman Publishing
    • ASIN: 160342475X

  • Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening: The Total Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Other Edible Plants the Natural Way

    This book shows you how to have healthy soil and recommends environmentally safe products and even some homemade remedies to control pests and diseases in your garden. It describes more than 100 food plants and gives specific information on the growth habits, culture, harvest, and storage of each.

    • Brand: Garrett, J. Howard/ Beck, C. Malcolm/ Beck, Malcolm/ Garrett, Howard J.
    • ASIN: 0884158551

  • Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation: Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation

    What would it take to grow mushrooms in space? How can mushroom cultivation help us manage, or at least make use of, invasive species such as kudzu and water hyacinth and thereby reduce dependence on herbicides? Is it possible to develop a low-cost and easy-to-implement mushroom-growing kit that would provide high-quality edible protein and bioremediation in the wake of a natural disaster? How can we advance our understanding of morel cultivation so that growers stand a better chance of success?  For more than twenty years, mycology expert Tradd Cotter has been pondering these questions and conducting trials in search of the answers. In Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation, Cotter not only offers readers an in-depth exploration of best organic mushroom cultivation practices; he shares the results of his groundbreaking research and offers myriad ways to apply your cultivation skills and further incorporate mushrooms into your life―whether your goal is to help your community clean up industrial pollution or simply to settle down at the end of the day with a cold Reishi-infused homebrew ale.  The book first guides readers through an in-depth exploration of indoor and outdoor cultivation. Covered skills range from integrating wood-chip beds spawned with king stropharia ...

    • Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing Company
    • ASIN: 1603584552

  • Home Grown Blueberries: A Beginners Guide To Growing Blueberries (beginners gardening, home grown berries, backyard berries, garden design, urban farming, organic fruit, growing berries)

    Learn The Important Basics For Home Grown Blueberries!! The Beginners Guide For Anyone Wanting To Grow This Delicious And Healthy Fruit In Their Backyard!!Today only, get this Kindle book for just $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device.You’re about to discover......that growing blueberries in your backyard is not only very easy but also fun and a great way to save money on your grocery bill! This is a beginners guide which aims to give you the basic tools that you will need to grow this fruit - a food which is widely labelled as a ''SUPERFOOD''!! The price of blueberries in supermarkets can be very expensive - especially if they have the word 'organic' on the label. Supermarket berries will be inferior in nutrition and taste compared to backyard blueberries which you have lovingly grown yourself!This book is the book I wish I had when I first decided that I wanted to try growing my own blueberries in my garden. The tips inside should walk you through the steps for your first delicious harvest and beyond. Please enjoy!Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...The Benefits Of Home Grown BlueberriesThe Different Types Of Blueberries That You Can GrowThe Best Locations To Grow Your Backyard BlueberriesThe Perfect Soil For Your H...

    • ASIN: B00KJNKIZK

  • The Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Fruits and Berries: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide (Back-To-Basics Gardening)

    There is nothing better than a freshly picked apple or raspberry from your own backyard and yet many homeowners lack the resources or the necessary gardening acumen to effectively plant and harvest their own fruit. While some fruits, like apples, grow in almost any climate (as many as 35 of 50 states providing perfect conditions), others like blackberries and blueberries are incredibly hard to grow without the right soil, weather, and care. This book will guide every man and woman out there who has ever wanted to grow their own crop of fruits and berries or who has tried and failed. From the simplest fruit tree to the most fickle berry bush, this book will be your one and only guide. You will learn everything you need to know, including: How to select your fruits and berries of choice, using a combination of climate information that matches the best possible bushes, trees, and vines to your home and how these plants will grow there How to maintain your plants in your climate with the right sunlight, location, soil, and fertilizer and what each different kind of fruit or berry needs to be most effective The planting conditions and the maintenance that each fruit or berry needs, from pruning and picking, to maintaining a pest free environment around your plants. Starting ...

    • ASIN: 1601383487

  • Beginner's Garden: A Practical Guide to Growing Vegetables & Fruit without Getting Your Hands Too Dirty (IMM Lifestyle) Gardening Tips, Recipes, & Projects for Beginners; Includes Herbs & Small Spaces

    This book offers a fun and lighthearted guide to growing your own salads, herbs, vegetables, and fruit, armed with little more than a trowel and some seedlings!Lighthearted, fun approach to low maintenance gardening for first-timersDe-mystifies gardening for complete beginners, making it easy to get startedGrow the most popular herbs, veggies, and fruit while maintaining an attractive outdoor space to have fun inGrow your own herbs for making fashionable herb-infused cocktailsSound practical and seasonal advice with lots of hints and tips for successful growingMore than 200 color photos, plus tasty recipes for the produce you'll growEasy weekend projects to help make the most of a small outdoor area, for urban and suburban gardeners who are short on spaceAimed at complete beginners, Beginner's Garden de-mystifies the gardening process with sound practical and seasonal advice, lots of hints and tips for successful growing, delicious recipes, and fun weekend projects to help you make the most of your outdoor area, however small.This completely new kind of gardening book is ideal for first-timers who have busy working lives but still want to grow their own produce—without spending all weekend digging!

    • ASIN: 1504800982
    • UPC: 023863080736

  • Hydroponics: The Definitive Beginner’s Guide to Quickly Start Growing Vegetables, Fruits, & Herbs for Self-Sufficiency! (Gardening, Organic Gardening, Homesteading, Horticulture, Aquaculture)

    Stop relying on supermarkets! Learn how to grow your own vegetables, fruits & herbs today and become self-sufficient! Special Invitation To Get FREE Ebooks Inside!! Expanded & Updated 2nd Edition! 3/26/16 Are you tired of spending countless dollars going to the supermarket to buy produce? Have you ever thought how nice it would be if you could just walk a few steps and grab a couple FRESH JUICY tomatoes for your salad? Maybe you have even encountered the problem where you were at the supermarket and the only apples left were starting to rot? Or maybe you just have a genuine interest in gardening but don’t know where to start! Look no further and get your copy of “Hydroponics: The Definitive Beginner’s Guide to Quickly Start Growing Vegetables, Fruits, & Herbs for Self-Sufficiency!” This book will guide you step by step on how you can start living a self-sufficient life by growing your own produce! Perhaps you are tired of the common problems with traditional soil gardening. With today’s ever growing and evolving technology, growing fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs have never been easier! Not to mention, the cost is very affordable! Organically grown pesticide free produce is basically mandatory at this point and what better way to guarantee that other than by grow...

    • ASIN: 1530755670

  • Backyard Harvest: A year-round guide to growing fruit and vegetables

    From sowing and planting to growing and harvesting, Backyard Harvest covers storing, freezing, and preserving tips so that you can enjoy your garden's bounty into the winter months and throughout the early-spring gap when little is ready to harvest. Jo Whittingham, a gardener and gardening writer who has written for a range of gardening magazines, is the author of DK's Simple Steps to Success: Vegetable Gardening, and served as consultant on The Kitchen Garden and Grow Fruit.

    • Brand: DK Publishing
    • ASIN: 0756671639
    • UPC: 690472071631

  • Organic Gardening for the 21st Century: A Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers

    This comprehensive guide to organic gardening will help you create a steady supply of organically-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers all year round. Includes the latest information on how to find, choose, and grow plants that thrive without synthetic chemicals. Learn how to: Plant traditional varieties, known as Heirloom plants, that were developed before the use of pesticides and fertilizers Select regional varieties adapted to your climate and location Increase your bounty by repurposing seeds from your own garden Discourage pests while encouraging beneficial insects and birds Includes a beautifully illustrated, A-to-Z directory of 250 varieties of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and herbs. Detailed entries include when to sow, plant, and harvest; cultivation information; and the top ten health-enhancing fruits and vegetables.

    • Brand: Brand: Readers Digest
    • ASIN: 1606521233

  • Organic Gardening Techniques: Expert Advice on Planting, Growing, and Caring for Your Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs

    The popularity of organic gardening continues to rise as people seek to control the quality and freshness of the food they eat. And organic gardening isn?t just about creating delicious healthy food for the table: it?s also about supporting delicate ecosystems and working without the use of chemicals. This comprehensive handbook of organic gardening techniques is full of practical information on sowing and growing fruit, vegetables, herbs, and other plants. From selecting the right tools to propagation, crop rotation, growing on supports, training greenhouse crops, watering, weed control?all of the essentials are here. Protecting crops from pests and diseases is dealt with comprehensively, along with extensive advice on storing and preserving your produce after the harvest. Packed full of information, with useful tips throughout, Organic Gardening Techniques is a thorough reference guide for every organic gardener.Inside Organic Gardening TechniquesComprehensive guide to gardening the organic way, from preparing the soil to caring for your crops.Easy-to-use format, with information on getting started, sowing from seed, propagating, watering, crop protection, and much more.Essential gardening techniques are explained and illustrated with clear diagrams, helping you get the most fr...

    • ASIN: 162008273X

  • Kitchen Harvest: Growing Organic Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs in Containers

    This manual shows how you can grow vegetables and fruit, using organic methods, even if you don't have a garden: all you need is a couple of pots or a window box. The author explores which are the best plants for flavour, and for maximum yield in the space available; how to provide the best possible conditions; and how to plan for a succession of edible plants. A plant-by-plant guide to the best fruit, vegetables, salads and edible flowers provides cultivation and harvesting details, and a selection of recipes enables you to make the most of your home-grown crops.

    • Brand: Brand: Frances Lincoln
    • ASIN: 0711221359

  • Organic Fruits and Vegetables: Growing Healthy and Delicious Food at Home

    This book offers a clear picture of all that we need to know to make our small plot of land the most productive it can be. The authors present the information in a way that is cognizant to the people, plants, insects, and animals that live on the land. Thus, they do not recommend the use of pesticides or fertilizers or any other product that can be poisonous or unnatural. They choose organic seeds to maintain practices that promote, rather than destroy, the environment. This book contains, among other themes: • Horticultural techniques, from irrigation practices to sowing, tending, and harvesting• 1,001 ways to get rid of creatures that plague us, without exterminating them• All the plants we can grow and how to do so in the best way possible• Fruit trees, aromatic plants, and plants you can eat• Plants you should avoid• And much more!

    • ASIN: 1634503473

  • The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food

    Enjoy the pleasures of growing your own delicious organic food. This plant-by-plant guide includes profiles of more than 765 tasty varieties of vegetables, herbs, fruits, and nuts. In addition to expert advice on selecting suitable plants and growing, harvesting, and storing them, this invaluable resource includes more than 100 tried-and-true organic remedies that fight off diseases and pests. Get out in your vegetable garden and discover how easy and fun it is to grow your own healthy food. 

    • ASIN: 1580173705
    • UPC: 037038173703