Straw Bale Gardens

Filename: straw-bale-gardens.pdf
ISBN: 9781610587389
Release Date: 2013-03-15
Number of pages: 144
Author: Joel Karsten
Publisher: Cool Springs Press

Download and read online Straw Bale Gardens in PDF and EPUB DIVYou’ll find a bumper crop of vegetable gardening books on the shelves today, but it is a very rare title that actually contains new information. Straw Bale Gardens teaches gardening in a way that isn’t only new but is thoroughly innovative and revolutionary to home gardening. It solves every impediment today’s home gardeners face: bad soil, weeds, a short growing season, watering problems, limited garden space, and even physical difficulty working at ground level. Developed and pioneered by author and garden expert Joel Karsten, straw bale gardens create their own growing medium and heat source so you can get an earlier start. It couldn’t be simpler or more effective: all you need is a few bales of straw, some fertilizer, and some seeds or plants, and you can create a weedless vegetable garden anywhere—even in your driveway./div Karsten’s step-by-step guide offers all the information you need to make your own straw bale garden today. In this lushly photographed volume, Karsten shares all of the secrets he has developed over years of teaching eager students the miracle of straw bale gardening. You’ll learn how to locate and choose straw bales, then how to condition and plant them for the earliest possible start. You’ll master Karsten’s methods for combating plant pests and maximizing space by applying the principles of vertical gardening to his straw bales. Whether it’s seedlings or seeds, veggies or flowers, there is practically no limit to the plant varieties that will prosper in a straw bale garden—and with Karsten’s breakthrough gardening guide, you can do it all yourself.


Straw Bale Gardens Complete

Filename: straw-bale-gardens-complete.pdf
ISBN: 9781591869078
Release Date: 2015-02-15
Number of pages: 176
Author: Joel Karsten
Publisher:

Download and read online Straw Bale Gardens Complete in PDF and EPUB Provides information about how to use straw bales as planting containers for vegetable gardening.


Growing Vegetables in Straw Bales

Filename: growing-vegetables-in-straw-bales.pdf
ISBN: 9781612126159
Release Date: 2015-12-29
Number of pages: 80
Author: Craig LeHoullier
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Growing Vegetables in Straw Bales in PDF and EPUB Straw bale gardening is an inexpensive, low-maintenance way to grow a bounty of food in a small space. All you need is a bale of straw, some fertilizer, and your favorite vegetable seeds! Craig LeHoullier’s step-by-step instructions show you how to do everything from sourcing the straw and setting up your bale to planting, dealing with weeds and pests, and harvesting.


Terrariums Gardens Under Glass

Filename: terrariums-gardens-under-glass.pdf
ISBN: 9781591866336
Release Date: 2015-09-18
Number of pages: 176
Author: Maria Colletti
Publisher:

Download and read online Terrariums Gardens Under Glass in PDF and EPUB Whether you live in an apartment, are chained to an office desk, or just want to be surrounded by green, living things, creating terrariums is a delightful way to combine the worlds of home decor and gardening. Colletti makes designing your very own interior gardens easy, and gives you all of the information you need on the "it" plants of today: tillandsias (air plants), orchids, mosses, cacti, and succulents, along with "traditional" terrarium ferns.


Epic Tomatoes

Filename: epic-tomatoes.pdf
ISBN: 9781612122090
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Number of pages: 256
Author: Craig LeHoullier
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Epic Tomatoes in PDF and EPUB Savor your best tomato harvest ever! Craig LeHoullier provides everything a tomato enthusiast needs to know about growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes, from planting to cultivating and collecting seeds at the end of the season. He also offers a comprehensive guide to various pests and tomato diseases, explaining how best to avoid them. With beautiful photographs and intriguing tomato profiles throughout, Epic Tomatoes celebrates one of the most versatile and delicious crops in your garden.


Building Green

Filename: building-green.pdf
ISBN: 1600595340
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 615
Author: Clarke Snell
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Download and read online Building Green in PDF and EPUB The bestselling reference to sustainable construction, updated with online resource tie-ins, features more than 1,200 step-by-step photographs that follow the actual erection of an alternative building from site selection to final-touch interior details.


Carrots Love Tomatoes

Filename: carrots-love-tomatoes.pdf
ISBN: 9781603423960
Release Date: 1998-01-02
Number of pages: 224
Author: Louise Riotte
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Carrots Love Tomatoes in PDF and EPUB Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem.


Small Space Vegetable Gardens

Filename: small-space-vegetable-gardens.pdf
ISBN: 9781604697414
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Number of pages: 214
Author: Andrea Bellamy
Publisher: Timber Press

Download and read online Small Space Vegetable Gardens in PDF and EPUB “If I could recommend one book for small-space vegetable gardening, this would be it. Andrea Bellamy nailed it!” —Joe Lamp’l, Growing a Greener World Small-Space Vegetable Gardens explains the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in a minimal amount of space. Andrea Bellamy, author of the award-winning blog Heavy Petal, shares all the knowledge she’s gained from years of gardening small: how to find and assess a space, and how to plan and build a garden. Bellamy also highlights the top sixty edible plants and offers complete information on how to sow, grow, and harvest them. This hardworking and enthusiastic guide teaches gardeners how to take advantage of the space they have—whether it’s a balcony, a patio, a plot in a community garden, or even a small yard—to create the food garden of their dreams.


The Indestructible Houseplant

Filename: the-indestructible-houseplant.pdf
ISBN: 9781604697056
Release Date: 2015-07-24
Number of pages: 288
Author: Tovah Martin
Publisher: Timber Press

Download and read online The Indestructible Houseplant in PDF and EPUB The Indestructible Houseplant, by garden writer Tovah Martin, eliminates the guesswork by highlighting indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. Like hoya, a low-maintenance plant whose spectacular spring and summer blossoms actually thrive on neglect. Or Ficus elastica (also known as rubber tree), whose pink and gray leaves will brighten even the most challenging windowless environment. And castiron plant, an old favorite that remains beautiful in a shady corner, even after weeks without water. In addition to plant profiles with concise information on water, light, and blooming times, this gorgeous book includes tips on care, maintenance, and ideas for combining houseplants in eye-catching indoor displays.


Strawbale Home Plans

Filename: strawbale-home-plans.pdf
ISBN: 1586858610
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 184
Author: Wayne J. Bingham
Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Download and read online Strawbale Home Plans in PDF and EPUB 30 Plans to inspire you to build your strawbale dream home.


Straw Bale Gardens

Filename: straw-bale-gardens.pdf
ISBN: 9781610587389
Release Date: 2013-03-15
Number of pages: 144
Author: Joel Karsten
Publisher: Cool Springs Press

Download and read online Straw Bale Gardens in PDF and EPUB DIVYou’ll find a bumper crop of vegetable gardening books on the shelves today, but it is a very rare title that actually contains new information. Straw Bale Gardens teaches gardening in a way that isn’t only new but is thoroughly innovative and revolutionary to home gardening. It solves every impediment today’s home gardeners face: bad soil, weeds, a short growing season, watering problems, limited garden space, and even physical difficulty working at ground level. Developed and pioneered by author and garden expert Joel Karsten, straw bale gardens create their own growing medium and heat source so you can get an earlier start. It couldn’t be simpler or more effective: all you need is a few bales of straw, some fertilizer, and some seeds or plants, and you can create a weedless vegetable garden anywhere—even in your driveway./div Karsten’s step-by-step guide offers all the information you need to make your own straw bale garden today. In this lushly photographed volume, Karsten shares all of the secrets he has developed over years of teaching eager students the miracle of straw bale gardening. You’ll learn how to locate and choose straw bales, then how to condition and plant them for the earliest possible start. You’ll master Karsten’s methods for combating plant pests and maximizing space by applying the principles of vertical gardening to his straw bales. Whether it’s seedlings or seeds, veggies or flowers, there is practically no limit to the plant varieties that will prosper in a straw bale garden—and with Karsten’s breakthrough gardening guide, you can do it all yourself.


The New Brewer

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924054734714
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages:
Author:
Publisher:

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The Complete Book of Garden Seating

Filename: the-complete-book-of-garden-seating.pdf
ISBN: 157990209X
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 176
Author: Janice Eaton Kilby
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)

Download and read online The Complete Book of Garden Seating in PDF and EPUB Garden seating to make and enjoy.


The Complete Compost Gardening Guide

Filename: the-complete-compost-gardening-guide.pdf
ISBN: 9781603421836
Release Date: 2008-02-13
Number of pages: 320
Author: Deborah L. Martin
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online The Complete Compost Gardening Guide in PDF and EPUB Develop mature compost right in your garden. Barbara Pleasant and Deborah Martin explain their six-way compost gardening system in this informative guide that will have you rethinking how you create and use your compost. With your plants and compost living together from the beginning, your garden will become a nourishing and organic environment that encourages growth and sustainability. You’ll also find that the enriched soil requires less tending, weeding, and mulching, so you can do less back-breaking work for the same lush, beautiful results.


New Complete Guide to Gardening

Filename: new-complete-guide-to-gardening.pdf
ISBN: 0696214571
Release Date: 2001-12-01
Number of pages: 600
Author: Susan A. Roth
Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books

Download and read online New Complete Guide to Gardening in PDF and EPUB Offers tips for gardeners throughout the United States, discussing topics including trees, vines, roses, annuals, bulbs, fruit, vegetables, herbs, planting, garden tools, lawn maintenance, and frost date.