Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Plant, Grow, and Eat the Best Edibles for Texas Gardens

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Format: Paperback, 256 Pages
ISBN: 9781591865315
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This book includes more than 60 fruits, vegetables and herbs suitable for the diverse growing conditions of Texas gardens. Texas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening addresses the climate, soil, sun, and water conditions that affect growing success. Each plant profile highlights planting, growing, watering, and care information. Helpful charts and graphs assist gardeners in knowing when to plant and harvest.

Greg Grant is a horticulturist, conservationist, garden writer, and seventh generation Texan from Arcadia, Texas. He is co-author of the newly released Heirloom Gardening in the South-YesterdayÆs Plants for TodayÆs Gardens (2011, Texas A&M Press), In GregÆs Garden-A Pineywoods Perspective on Gardening, Nature, and Family (2010, Kindle e-book), Home Landscaping-Texas (2004) and The Southern Heirloom Garden (1995). He also writes the popular "In GregÆs Garden" column for Texas Gardener magazine, and contributes regularly to Neil SperryÆs Gardens magazine.
Format: Paperback, 256 Pages
ISBN: 9781591865315
Illustrations: 143 color photos
Size: 7 in x 10 in / 178 mm x 254 mm
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Contents

Welcome to Gardening in Texas
The Garden
  How to Get Started
  Starting at the Beginning with Seeds
  Creating the Perfect Soil
  Composting
  Container Gardening
  Watering the Garden
  Pest Control
  Organic Gardening
  Gardening with Children
  Harvest & Storage
Vegetables & Herbs
Arugula
Asparagus
Basil
Beet
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Cantaloupe
Carrot
Cauliflower
Cilantro
Collards
Cucumber
Dill
Eggplant
English Pea
Field Corn
Garlic
Green Bean
Hot Pepper
Kale
Lettuce
Mustard Greens
Okra
Onion
Oregano
Parsley
Potato
Pumpkin
Radish
Rosemary
Shell Bean
Snow Pea
Southern Pea
Spinach
Sugar Cane
Summer Squash
Sweet Corn
Sweet Pepper
Sweet Potato
Swiss Chard
Tomatillo
Tomato
Turnip
Watermelon
Winter Squash
Fruits
Apple
Blackberry
Blueberry
Citrus
Fig
Grape
Loquat
Mayhaw
Muscadine
Peach
Pear
Persimmon
Plum
Pomegranate
Strawberry

Nuts
Peanut
Pecan
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  Common Organic Fertilizers
  Last and First Freeze Dates
  Recognizing Symptoms of Nutrient Deficiencies
  Refrigeration Storage Time for Vegetable Seeds
  Vegetable Storage Requirements
  Transplanting 101
  Adjusting Soil pH
  Vegetable Planting
  Annual Herbs
  Perennial Herbs
Texas Agrifile Extension
Glossary
Resources
Photography Credits
Bibliography
My Family Recipes
Planning Record
Index
Meet Greg Grant