The GIANT Book on Growing Vegetables in Your Garden

9781523939213: The GIANT Book on Growing Vegetables in Your Garden
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Table of Contents Introduction Time of Planting Vegetable Crops and Cold Resistance Planting Seeds Depth Why Are Rows Necessary? Planting Methods Planting Rate of Seeds Thinning of Your Plants Transplanting Setting Plants by Hand And Machines Watering Your Plants Puddling Using Plant Protectors Conclusion BEANS Cultivating Beans Using Poles Lima Beans Climatic requirements Planting Harvesting Broad Beans Planting and Cultivation Harvesting Soybeans French Beans String Beans and String Less Beans Planting Mung Beans Mung Beans Sprouts – How to Make Sprouts Peas Drilling Tips for a Good Pea Harvest Dwarf Beans Hardening Off Tips for Good Dwarf Beans Harvest Runner Beans Runner Beans Supports Getting a Good Runner Bean Harvest Bean Harvesting Tips Root Vegetables Celery Seed sowing Trench Growing Knowing More about Earthing up Onions Spinach Summer Spinach Winter Spinach Leeks Asparagus Preparing Your Asparagus Bed Conclusion Cabbages and Savoys Spring cabbages Tips for Growing Cabbages Harvesting the Crop Summer and Autumn Cabbages Winter Cabbages Red cabbages Savoys Carrots Tips for Carrot Care Harvesting Your Carrots Clamping Lettuce, Mustard, and Cress Cos Lettuces Mustard and Cress American Cress Onions Garlic Harvesting Health Benefits of Garlic Weight Loss through Garlic Antiviral and Antibacterial Skin Protector Garlic for Your Liver Blood Sugar Reduction Cholesterol Reduction Onions Soil Preparation for Onions Seed Propagation Planting Thinning Proper cultivation of Onions Harvesting To Top or Not to Top Storage Shallots Growing Shallots Harvest Growing shallots for Bulbs Leeks Leek Propagation Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction It does not matter whether you are an experienced gardener or are just a newbie, beginning to learn a brand-new field of growing your own fruit and vegetables – growing vegetables in your own garden, especially in the open depends on a number of factors. This book is going to tell you all about how you can plant vegetable crops, in the open, and especially give you a number of tips about the other necessary factors which are going to help you get a plentiful harvest at the end of the growing season. The time and the method of planting seeds and plants of a particular species, especially in the open, is going to determine – up to a certain extent – of the success or the failure of your particular crop. This is also going to rest on a number of factors, which may be influencing the rate of growth, and other factors which monitor your plant growth from germination to harvest. Even with a good seed or a good plant, satisfactory and prolific crops are not going to be produced unless the planting is done at the right time and in a proper manner.

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