Organic Gardening for the 21st Century: A Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers

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This comprehensive guide to organic gardening will help you create a steady supply of organically-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers all year round. Includes the latest information on how to find, choose, and grow plants that thrive without synthetic chemicals. Learn how to:

  • Plant traditional varieties, known as Heirloom plants, that were developed before the use of pesticides and fertilizers
  • Select regional varieties adapted to your climate and location
  • Increase your bounty by repurposing seeds from your own garden
  • Discourage pests while encouraging beneficial insects and birds

Includes a beautifully illustrated, A-to-Z directory of 250 varieties of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and herbs. Detailed entries include when to sow, plant, and harvest; cultivation information; and the top ten health-enhancing fruits and vegetables.

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John Fedor lives on his farm in Vermont, USA, where he aims to create a beautiful garden of edibles and ornamentals, using a combination of modern technique and old, often forgotten practices that are still valid for gardening today. Bob Sherman is Head of Horticulture at HDRA. He is the author of several gardening books and was presenter of Channel 4's series, 'All Muck and Magic'. Steven Wooster is a distinguished photographer who specializes in gardens and plants. His photographs have appeared in numerous books and magazines including, most recently, Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden (Frances Lincoln 2000).

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