Organic Gardening For Dummies

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Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows readers the way to ensure a healthy harvest from their environmentally friendly garden. It covers information on the newest and safest natural fertilizers and pest control methods, composting, cultivation without chemicals, and how to battle plant diseases. It also has information on updated equipment and resources. It helps readers plant organically year-round, using herbs, fruits, vegetables, lawn care, trees and shrubs, and flowers. The tips and techniques included in Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition are intended to reduce a garden's impact on both the environment and the wallet.

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Ensure a healthy harvest through environmentally friendly gardening techniques.

Want to grow an organic garden? This guide shows you how. From maintaining your lawn and choosing problem-free plants to growing hearty fruits and vegetables, you'll discover how to stay organic year-round and reduce your garden's impact on both the environment and your wallet.

  • New to this edition — learn about the latest natural fertilizers, pest control methods, equipment, and gardening resources

  • Is organic right for you? — understand the basic concepts of organic gardening and plan a low-maintenance landscape

  • It all starts with the soil — test your soil, make compost, and nurture the underground ecosystem that helps your plants thrive

  • Deal with pesky pests — from weeds to bugs to diseases, discover the specific control measures and products for organic pest management

  • Food, glorious food — grow the freshest, tastiest, and most nutritious fruits, vegetables, herbs, and nuts

Open the book and find:

  • The benefits of gardening organically

  • Hands-on tips for gardeners at all levels

  • Color photos of successful organic gardening practices

  • Guidance in building and maintaining healthy soil

  • An overview of pest-control products

  • Inspirational tips for making eco-conscious decisions

  • Ways to attract helpful insects and other organisms

  • Ten ways to have an eco-friendly landscape

About the Author:

Ann Whitman is the author of the first edition of Organic Gardening For Dummies.

Suzanne DeJohn is an editor with the National Gardening Association, the leading garden-based educational nonprofit organization in the U.S. NGA's programs and initiatives highlight the opportunities for plant-based education in schools, communities, and backyards across the country. These include award-winning Web sites garden.org and kidsgardening.org.

The National Gardening Association (NGA) is committed to sustaining and renewing the fundamental links between people, plants, and the earth. Founded in 1972 as “Gardens for All” to spearhead the community garden movement, today’s NGA promotes environmental responsibility, advances multidisciplinary learning and scientifi c literacy, and creates partnerships that restore and enhance communities.
NGA is best known for its garden-based curricula, educational journals, international initiatives, and several youth garden grant programs. Together these reach more than 300,000 children nationwide each year. NGA’s Web sites, one for home gardeners and another for those who garden with kids, build community and offer a wealth of custom content.

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