Vegetable gardening in Canada is made easier with gardening expert Douglas Green’s simple, commonsense approach.
With his sense of humor and encouraging voice, Doug shows you all the insider how-to and when-to information; helpful planting, harvesting, and organic problem-solving tips; and advice on growing vegetables in limited space.
Doug’s personal recommendations of more than 50 proven vegetables and herbs make this the must-have resource for anyone interested in growing vegetables in Canada. You’ll learn to grow healthy, abundant asparagus, broccoli, cucumber, kale, lettuce, pepper, summer squash, tomato, watermelon, winter squash, arugula, chives, oregano, rosemary, thyme, and much more. Find within:
- Full-color photos
- Canadian zone maps and what they mean
- Tips for extending the growing season
- Advice on compost and improving soil quality
- How and when to water
- Container gardening tips
- Dealing with common Canadian pests, like deer and raccoons
- Shade gardening tricks
- Timing charts for sowing and harvesting
With the Guide to Canadian Vegetable Gardening, you will be on your way to eating healthier, saving money, and having fun doing it!