The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Everything You Need to Know

The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening
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Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780760344040
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Series: FFA
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Description

If you want to harvest produce from your own backyard garden, The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening has everything you need to know about growing healthy veggies, herbs, and popular fruits such as strawberries and raspberries. Tips and techniques are described in easy-to-follow advice that a gardener of any skill or age will be able to follow and master. The information in the book includes the following:
 
* Understanding your climate and growing season
* Choosing and constructing a garden space
* Starting from seeds or seedlings
* Preparing the soil properly
* Weeding, watering, and other daily garden care

The author

Samantha Johnson (Phelps, Wisconsin) and her brother, Daniel, have collaborated on a number of rural-living guidebooks, including How to Raise Rabbits and Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping. Both are 4-H alumni and live on the family farm, Fox Hill Farm, in far northern Wisconsin. Samantha is a certified horse show judge and raises purebred Welsh Mountain ponies and Dutch, Holland Lop, and Netherland Dwarf rabbits.

Daniel Johnson is a professional photographer who specializes in imagery of farm life. He is the author of the 4-H Guide to Digital Photography and the coauthor of The Field Guide to Horses. He lives on a family-owned horse farm in Phelps, Wisconsin, called Fox Hill Farm (www.foxhillphoto.com).

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780760344040
Illustrations: 230 color photos
Size: 7.25 in x 10.25 in x 0.5 in / 184.15 mm x 260.35 mm x 12.7 mm
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