1. 1991-02-01 Review by Dr. Martin Price Most publications review the most recent books. I have found that the most useful books are not necessarily the most recent-in fact, they are sometimes out of print. ECHO reprinted a few valuable but out-of-print books over the years (Edible Leaves of the Tropics;...
  2. Key Resource 1999-01-01 An inventory of seed catalogs listing all non-hybrid vegetable seeds available in the U.S. and Canada
  3. Key Resource 2002-03-01 Amazon.com Description Seed to Seed is a complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables. This book contains detailed information about each vegetable, including its botanical classification, flower structure and means of pollination,...
  4. 1990-03-09 Amazon.com Description A description of the principles and techniques of horticulture in Africa followed by details of growing a wide range of vegetables and fruits including many indigenous types. Aspects of nutrition, food processing and preservation, soil fertility, irrigation and plant...
  5. 2009-01-01 Within a couple days after Bonnie and I arrived in Florida in June 1981 to assume my new role as founding CEO of ECHO, I began digging a garden. For an avid gardener used to the long winters “up north” this was an exciting adventure.I was going to grow flowers and vegetables year-round in the...
  6. 2004-07-01 Training in tire gardening was done with women in Mauritania. After the training, each woman was given several small packets of seeds and encouraged to start a garden. When we arrived in Kiffa, the only vegetable gardens that could be found were in an ancient riverbed (known as a Wadi) northwest...
  7. Kohlrabi is a short (45cm), biennial cruciferous crop (cabbage family) that is cultivated as an annual vegetable. The stems of each plant swell at the base to form a 5 - 10 cm in diameter edible, starchy globe. The broad edible leavesspiral in whorls around the globe-like swollen stem and are...
  8. 1996-01-19 Colored Plastic Mulcheshave been found toimprove yields and fruit quality in some vegetable crops.
  9. 1996-07-19 If you have a tomato plant that is healthy and flowering but not setting fruit, the reason is likely related to temperature. Both daytime highs and nighttime lows have a variety of effects on the ability of a tomato to set fruit.
  10. 1998-12-19 A common prescription for improving nutrition, especially among children, is to promote the addition to people’s diet of dark green leafy vegetables, grown in home gardens. A tremendous variety of native tropical leaf vegetables are delicious and easy to grow, providing a regular source of...