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Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-55548-4
384 pages
August 2009
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Part I: Digging Into the Basics of Vegetable Gardening.

Chapter 1: Vegetable Gardening 101.

Chapter 2: The Popularity and Benefi ts of Vegetable Gardening.

Chapter 3: Planning Your Veggie Garden.

Part II: Vegging Out.

Chapter 4: Tomatoes: The King of Veggies.

Chapter 5: Meeting the Tomato’s Cousins: Peppers and Eggplants.

Chapter 6: Growing Underground Crops: Carrots, Onions, and Potatoes.

Chapter 7: Sweet and Simple: Beans and Peas.

Chapter 8: Vigorous Vines: Cucumbers, Melons, Pumpkins, and Squash.

Chapter 9: Cool Weather Staples: Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, and Caulifl ower.

Chapter 10: A Salad for All Seasons: Lettuce, Spinach, Swiss Chard, and Specialty Greens.

Chapter 11: Sweet Corn and an A to T of Other Worthy Veggies.

Chapter 12: Growing Berries and Herbs for an Edible Landscape.

Part III: Getting Down and Dirty in Your Vegetable Garden.

Chapter 13: On Your Mark, Get Set . . . Grow!

Chapter 14: Workin’ the Dirt.

Chapter 15: Maintaining Your Vegetable Garden.

Chapter 16: Surveying Some Cool Farmer Techniques.

Chapter 17: Keeping Your Plants Healthy.

Chapter 18: Containing Your Veggies.

Chapter 19: Harvesting, Storing, and Preserving Vegetables.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Tools of the Trade.

Chapter 21: Nearly Ten Ways to Extend Your Growing Season.

Appendix: Planning Guidelines and Other Resources.


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