Great Garden Companions: A Companion-Planting System for a Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden
Great Garden Companions: A Companion-Planting System for a
Discover the secrets of a naturally pest-proof vegetable garden with Great Garden Companions. Let master gardener Sally Jean Cunningham show you how to keep pests and diseases at bay with her unique companion-gardening system. By planting special combinations of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, you can minimize pest and disease problems and create a high-yielding, beautiful garden!
- Brand: Rodale Books
- ASIN: 0875968473
The Complete Guide to Companion Planting: Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Garden Successful (Back to Basics Growing)
The Complete Guide to Companion Planting: Everything You
The idea of companion planting has arisen in the gardening community in recent years as a new take on how plants should situated, grown, and cultivated. Whether you are planting tomatoes and onions or carrots and corn, the proper pairing of your plants can have a major impact on your eventual harvest and the quality of your vegetables. This book shows you, the avid gardener, everything that you need to know to effectively pair your crops in a way that ensures there are no incompatibilities and that you get the most out of every seed. You will learn the basics of crop rotation and how it has been used since the dawn of cultivation almost 12,000 years ago to maintain the integrity of soil and harvests. You will learn about a variety of topics, including: How companion planting is an extension of this basic format How it works in tandem with natural conditions and plant minerals to create the best produce How to prepare your garden and how to set the right system in place About each possible combination About how perennials and shrubs coexist The fundamentals of companion planting care and seasonal care of your plants From the top tips and methods for this style of gardening to which plants bring good insects and which ones keep pests away, you will learn everythin...
- Brand: Mayer Dale
- ASIN: 1620230038
The Colorado Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardening Series)
The Colorado Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to
The Colorado Gardener’s Companion is your guide to cultivating a successful garden in the Centennial State. Whether you are an experienced green thumb or an inquiring novice, whether you live in the mountains, on the Western Slope, along the Front Range, or on the eastern plains, this easy-to-understand guide will help you grow bountiful vegetables, abundant flowers, and lush lawns. You will learn:What’s in your Colorado soil and how to improve itHow to take advantage of the state’s semiarid climateTechniques to maximize the short growing seasonThe best high-performance plant varieties for your climate How to landscape to conserve waterWays to deal with the challenges of Colorado’s wild weatherLocal sources of hands-on assistance with gardening questionsIn short, how to succeed in your Rocky Mountain garden
- Brand: Jodi Torpey
- ASIN: 1493010700
Companion Planting: The Beginner's Guide to Companion Gardening (The Organic Gardening Series) (Volume 1)
Companion Planting: The Beginner's Guide to Companion Gardening
Companion planting is the strategic placement of plants in close proximity so that the plants can help one another out. It allows you to maximize the use of space while taking advantage of the natural abilities of each plant. This guide to companion gardening covers the following topics:What companion planting is and how it can benefit you.How good companion plants are discovered.Organic gardening and companion planting.Companion planting strategies.Allelopathy: The chemical abilities of plants.Beneficial insects in the garden and how to draw them in.How to repel pest insects.Planning your garden using companion planting.Companion planting information on more than 70 fruits, vegetables and herbs, including good and bad neighbors. This book provides a strong basis for those looking to learn companion planting and is guaranteed to be a reference guide you turn to time and time again when looking for companion plants to grow in your garden. Buy this book now and get started growing a bigger and better garden through companion gardening.
- ASIN: 1499619510
The Secret Garden: Mandarin Companion Graded Readers Level 1 (Chinese Edition)
The Secret Garden: Mandarin Companion Graded Readers Level
Li Ye (Mary Lennox) grew up without the love and affection of her parents. After an epidemic leaves her an orphan, Li Ye is sent off to live with her reclusive uncle in his sprawling estate in Nanjing. She learns of a secret garden where no one has set foot in ten years. Li Ye finds the garden and slowly discovers the secrets of the manor. With the help of new friends, she brings the garden back to life and learns the healing power of friendship and love. Mandarin Companion is a series of easy-to-read novels in Chinese that are fun to read and proven to accelerate language learning. Every book in the Mandarin Companion series is carefully written to use characters, words, and grammar that a learner is likely to know. Level 1 is intended for Chinese learners at an upper-elementary level. Most learners will be able to approach this book after one to two years of formal study, depending on the learner and program. This series is designed to combine simplicity of characters with an easy-to-understand storyline which helps learners to expand their vocabularies and language comprehension abilities. The more they read, the better they will become at reading and grasping the Chinese language.
- ASIN: 1941875009
Indoor Edible Garden: Creative Ways to Grow Herbs, Fruits, and Vegetables in Your Home
Indoor Edible Garden: Creative Ways to Grow Herbs,
Make the most of your space, from balconies and windowsills to countertops, walls, and even ceilings, to grow herbs, vegetables, and flowers in your home that look amazing and taste even better.Featuring 28 innovative step-by-step projects, Indoor Edible Garden is a highly visual guide full of practical tips and stylish ideas for how to create edible indoor gardens using whatever space you have available. Use your space and light in clever ways, brightening your home with unique living decorations. Inspiring from the start, this book shows off its lush garden projects through beautiful design and full-color photographs.Reference more than 30 profiles of the top herbs, edible flowers, fruiting plants, and vegetables. Follow DIY project templates to grow your gardens into beautiful home decor. The step-by-step instructions include how to create a hanging chili and basil ball, how to grown your own tea leaves, how to sprout microgreens in cupcake liners, and more. Plus, this guide also includes straightforward explanations of scientific methods such as artificial lighting and hydroponics and key techniques for planting, drainage, and harvesting.Indoor Edible Garden helps create stunning and edible home decor so your living space will be fruitful—and beautiful—all year round.
- Brand: DK
- ASIN: 1465456872
Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
Vegetables Love Flowers: Companion Planting for Beauty and Bounty
Green Thoughts: A Writer in the Garden (Modern Library Gardening)
Green Thoughts: A Writer in the Garden (Modern
A classic in the literature of the garden, Green Thoughts is a beautifully written and highly original collection of seventy-two essays, alphabetically arranged, on topics ranging from “Annuals” and “Artichokes” to “Weeds” and “Wildflowers.” An amateur gardener for over thirty years, Eleanor Perényi draws upon her wide-ranging knowledge of gardening lore to create a delightful, witty blend of how-to advice, informed opinion, historical insight, and philosophical musing. There are entries in praise of earthworms and in protest of rock gardens, a treatise on the sexual politics of tending plants, and a paean to the salubrious effect of gardening (see “Longevity”). Twenty years after its initial publication, Green Thoughts remains as much a joy to read as ever. This Modern Library edition is published with a new Introduction by Allen Lacy, former gardening columnist for The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and the author of numerous gardening books.
- Brand: Modern Library
- ASIN: 037575945X
The Cancer Survivor's Garden Companion: Cultivating Hope, Healing and Joy in the Ground Beneath Your Feet
The Cancer Survivor's Garden Companion: Cultivating Hope, Healing
THE BOOK IN 19 WORDS: A CANCER PATIENT DISCOVERS THAT GARDENING IS GOOD MEDICINE – AND FINDS A POWERFUL HEALING PARTNER IN HER OWN BACKYARD. Jenny Peterson is a breast cancer survivor. Her long road through cancer treatment was hard, emotional and often deeply depressing. The one thing that pulled her out of the darkness was her desire to be able to garden again. Peterson credits her garden with clearing her mental fog and overcoming her depression, physical limitations and pain. The Cancer Survivor’s Garden Companion explores the therapeutic benefits of this vital “earth connection.” With gentle empathy, beautiful photographs and easy how-to steps, she shows others how to create their own backyard haven for healing – a personal restorative garden – with a bonus of well-grounded guidance about diet, exercise, mental focus and spiritual renewal.
- Brand: Jenny Peterson
- ASIN: 0989268896