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Practical for experienced vegetable gardeners as well as those just starting out, this guide takes a detailed look at more than 17 commonly grown vegetables and provides a primer for each.

The author begins by explaining his rationale for growing vegetables, planting in raised beds and composting, and describes the importance of testing and amending soil to ensure proper pH levels and to address nutrient deficiencies for specific plants.

In each of the following chapters dedicated to one specific vegetable or closely related family group, he covers topics including variety characteristics, soil preparation, propagation and planting, weeds, pests and diseases, harvesting, preparation and preserving.

Supplemented with color photos and vegetable recipes, this book is a well-organized reference for anyone interested in growing their own food.

Softcover, 9" × 6", 208 pages, 2012.

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