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Maritime Northwest Garden Guide Paperback – September 8, 2000
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Regional gardening guides don't get any better than this....Six years in the making, and the result of hundreds if not thousands of gardeners associated with the Seattle Tilth organization, it shows on every page the care that went into it...Fortunately, despite the high level of expertise represented herein, the information is conveyed in an accessible, friendly, even sometimes humorous way, understandable by the beginner as well as by the seasoned gardener...If you're a Maritime Northwesterner choosing one gardening guide for your library, this should be the one -- Talking Leaves, Spring/Summer, 1999 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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What is Organic Gardening? Well, it isn't rocket science--organic gardening is a lot more complex. Rocket science seeks to accomplish something unnatural by isolating and controlling all relevant factors. Organic gardening seeks a delicate balance between leaving nature alone and manipulating it to produce crops. The following principles, developed throughout this guide, are a starting point for helping you to become a beneficial organism in your garden. Care for the soil...Practice Crop Rotation...Encourage Diversity...Pay Attention...Read On. While your own observations are your best learning tool, you don't have to learn everything all by yourself. Observations about how and when to grow crops best are part of local and regional culture. This guide provides information for beginners to get a jump on learning about growing crops in the Maritime Northwest, and serves as a reference for experienced gardeners. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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