How to Grow Your Own Tobacco

How to Grow Your Own Tobacco by Ray French

From Seed to Smoke

Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781591864882
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How to Grow Your Own Tobacco covers everything you need to know to plant, harvest,and dry your own tobacco including troubleshooting for pests and diseases. Author and horticulturist, Ray French summarizes the history of growing tobacco and then explains how age old growing practices have now become a part of the easy, sustainable, organic methods for the home gardener. Ray also includes information on varieties and grades of tobacco, seed starting techniques, and suggestions for growing in the ground or in containers all in this handy guide.

With a strong history of large scale farming on both sides of the family, Ray French graduated with a degree in Agriculture specializing in Nursery Crop Production and Botany from Auburn University. Upon graduation, Ray ran some of the largest commercial growers in the country. He is now a consultant for a large home improvement retailer and travels all over the world in search of new plants. Once the potential plants are discovered, he works with growers to produce them and the retailer to market them. Ray has been an integral part of introducing many of the most popular plants in the market today such as the Knockout Rose, Encore Azaleas, and SunPatiens.
Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781591864882
Illustrations: 64 b-w photos & 11 illustrations
Size: 6 in x 9 in x 0.5 in / 152.4 mm x 228.6 mm x 12.7 mm