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Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for Northeast Gardens
This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables, and herbs selected for growing success in the diverse growing conditions of Northeast gardens. Northeast Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success and includes advice for extending the growing season. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 23rd 2012 by Cool Springs Press
(first published January 1st 2012)
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This book is great for the beginning gardener. It takes the reader from planning the layout of the garden, through building the soil, planting seeds, watering, fertilizing with organic amendments, identifying insect and animal pests, and organic controls for each, and a few resources for canning and drying the harvest. The encyclopedia of edibles is comprehensive enough for all readers, however; with full color photos and a 2-4 page treatment of vegetables, some herbs, and the most common fruits ...more