Newspaper, Pennies, Cardboard and Eggs--for Growing A Better Garden

Newspaper, Pennies, Cardboard and Eggs--for Growing A Better Garden

More Than 400 New, Fun, and Ingenious Ideas to Keep your Garden Growing Great All Season Long

eBook - 2007
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Newspaper, Pennies, Cardboard, and Eggs--For Growing a Better Garden contains more than 400 clever solutions for easing garden troubles, new techniques for turning around an underperforming garden, and innovative ideas that will amaze even long-time gardeners. If you're looking to add more nutrients to garden soil, whip up a kitchen scrap smoothie and pour the juiced-up liquid right in the planting hole. If you need to chase away bulb-hungry voles, a little sharp-edged driveway gravel around the bulb will do the trick. And if digging potatoes is too tiresome, discover the no-dig, no-shovel method that lets you grow potatoes in a heap of straw mulch. You'll also discover: Intriguing and new plant varieties for sweeter corn, delicate salad greens, and handsome winter squash How to fill a shady spot with color, find affordable bulbs, rejuvenate peonies and perennials, and enjoy blossoms even when there's snow A creative arsenal for dealing with backyard weeds, including vinegar, hot water, plastic, and flames Ways to turn inexpensive items from the garden, closet, and pantry into indispensable yard and garden helpers Filled with usable, earth-conscious, and creative ideas and tips, this lively book will help you discover how to work smarter--not harder--to cultivate a better garden, year after year. Let a few of these suggestions and projects take root, and you'll have the better-looking, more productive, and more rewarding garden in just one year.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Rodale Inc, [2007]
ISBN: 9781605299709
Branch Call Number: 635 Ye
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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May 18, 2012

This book gave excellent information that is useful for any gardener

Jun 28, 2010

Great book. One of those books I take out from time to time when gardening season is upon us. Always learn something new from this book.


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