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

765 varities of vegetables, herbs, fruits, and nuts

By Tanya Denckla Cobb

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. 

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“…a practical guide to growing fruits and vegetables the organic way.” – Seattle Post- Intelligencer


”Denckla’s guide to growing organic food covers 765 varieties of vegetables, herbs, fruits, and nuts. There are instructions on temperature, soil and water needs, planting depth and space between plants, propagation, harvesting, first and last seed-starting dates, storage requirements, and support structures when needed. With each entry is a list of selected available varieties. Denckla also tells gardeners how to control 201 pests and diseases organically.”




"A great gift for any vegetable gardener who prefers Earth-friendly methods."

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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February 01, 2004