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MEN ORGANIC GARDENING COLLECTION

MEN ORGANIC GARDENING COLLECTION

There’s a lot that goes into gardening. Organize your garden plans while learning new skills with this organic gardening collection!

Mother Earth News Guide to Organic Gardening, 6th Edition

It’s never too early to start planning this year’s garden. Where to plant your herbs? Where should your row of cabbage grow? How many tomato plants should you have? The sixth edition of the Guide to Organic Gardening from Mother Earth News is a great reference to help you plan your bountiful garden this year. Starting with soil, fertilizer, seed starting, what plants you should grow, and so much more, this guide is 100 pages of helpful articles to help you grow your best garden yet!

Read how to build better soil with free organic fertilizer. Learn how beneficial chickens in the garden can be! Discover the best summer cover crops to help suppress those pesky weeds. Follow instructions on how to grow great lettuce, strawberries, potatoes, carrots, beans, peas, and more!

More articles include:

• Grow More Food in a Movable Greenhouse: Boost productivity in spring, summer, fall, and winter with a do-it-yourself greenhouse you can transport around your plot.
• Plant Pollination Primer: Learn the facts on how insects and wind pollinate your crops so you can plant smarter and haul in heftier harvests.
• How to Make Compost: Choose from many easy ways to make compost for increased garden productivity – low-cost homemade bins, piles sans bins, chicken power, pest-proof tumblers … even indoor worm bins!

Mother Earth News Guide to Fall Gardening

Gardeners are learning that the end of summer doesn’t have to be the end of their gardening season. With the help of the Mother Earth News Guide to Fall Gardening, you can continue your garden well into autumn. With nearly 100 pages of articles, this guide covers how to stash produce for winter, plant the best crops for the season, protect crops with hoops and greenhouse, and more.

Read fascinating facts about edible plants, information that you can apply to cultivate a bountiful, successful garden. Fall in love with spinach by planting this nutrition-packed vegetable at summer’s end. Learn how to grow winter tomatoes with the right light indoors! Use recycled materials to create any of five low-cost, multipurpose greenhouses that allow you to enjoy fresh food all year long.

Other articles include:

• Avoid Common Gardening Mistakes – With these pointers, gardeners just getting their trowels dirty can sidestep food-growing faux pas.
• 3 Rare Root Crops You Should Be Growing – Experience the unique flavors of crosnes, salsify, and skirret by adding these unsung treasures to your vegetable garden.
• All About Growing Cabbage – Growing fast-maturing varieties in the fall provides better-tasting cabbage after the first light frost.

Mother Earth News How to Grow and Preserve Your Own Food, 6th Edition

Get more from your garden this year! This sixth edition of MOTHER EARTH NEWS How to Grow and Preserve Your Own Food is filled with expertly written articles on growing a successful, bountiful garden and preserving fresh vegetables and fruits. You’ll learn how to eat in sync with the seasons, make easy compost, dry and freeze produce from your garden, and more.

Discover how to have chickens in the garden by putting their manure to work and enlisting your birds for organic pest control. Learn how to grow great salads year-round. Read about freezing fruits and vegetables from your garden with straightforward freezing tips that turn your garden harvests into sensational, off-season meals. Follow simple steps to build your own solar food dehydrator.

More articles include:

• Grow a Great Fall Garden – Here’s everything you need to know to grow crisp, delicious broccoli, carrots, spinach, and more.
• The Amazon Underground Secret to a Better Garden – Enjoy healthier soil and superior harvests by nurturing the symbiotic relationship between plant roots and mycorrhizal fungi.
• How to Store Fresh Vegetables – Learn the best crops to grow or buy, and the right ways to keep them.

Mother Earth News Guide to Fresh Food All Year, 4th Edition

Eat better. Save money. That’s the theme of the fourth edition of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Fresh Food All Year. This 100-page guide shows how to grow, maintain, and harvest your own food all year long. A wide variety of articles (20 in all!) cover everything from growing the best tomatoes to building a mini-greenhouse, from preserving fresh food to making homemade butter.

Read how to use cedar fence boards to build produce storage bins that move easily from garden to pantry or basement. Discover how to make delicious homemade bread and say goodbye to the intimidation factor in baking bread. Learn how to have the freshest eggs by raising your own backyard chickens.

Other articles include:

• Freezing Fruits and Vegetables from Your Garden – Round out your food preservation regimen! Follow these straightforward freezing tips to turn your garden harvests into sensational, off-season meals.
• Quick Hoops: Easy-to-Make Mini-Greenhouses – Stretch the growing season to savor fresh, homegrown veggies all year by using these nifty quick hoops in your winter vegetable garden.
• The Incredible Versatility of Eggs – Eggs can star in numerous recipes, from simple scrambled eggs to tangy pickled options to elegant soufflés.

Mother Earth News Guide to Growing Your Own Food, 7th Edition

Perfect for anyone looking for tips and tricks to eat better and save money, the seventh edition of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Growing Your Own Food has advice for growing tomatoes, preserving fresh food, raising chickens for meat, and much more!

Learn how to use cold frames to grow more food. Discover how to keep bees naturally. Get the best eggs ever from your backyard chickens. Try fresh spring recipes using ingredients straight from the garden.

Other articles include:

• Seed-Starting Basics: Start seeds yourself to get a jump on the growing season and enjoy unique plant varieties.
• 21st Century Homestead Food Security: By working with the land, we can produce much of our own food.

Category: Mother Earth News

Format: Paperback

Item Number: 8726

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