Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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.