1. This Primer on Vegetable Gardening was conceived in recognition of the potential role of vegetable gardening as an efficeient source of nutrition and cash income for poor families in the developing world. It is fully illustrated and contains simpleand precise information on vegetable gardening...
  2. This publication includes essential elements of organic pest and disease control and a guide to growing vegetables organically.
  3. As we move into a new century, hunger around the globe is one on the main problems that must be tackled. Hydroponics provides one way in which groups of indiviuals can provide food for their families and start their own cottage industries. This form of growing food should be widely known-it can...
  4. Anything you would need to know about organic gardening is in this book.
  5. This research report discusses the historical significance and function of home gardens, offers a definition, and develops a policy-relevant typology based on ecological and socioeconomic determinants. Finally, a cross-cultural comparative review of the literatureis undertaken. Despite increasing...
  6. This booklet discribes everything you would need to know to grow vegetables in a tropical cllimate.
  7. Here we hope to answer some of these questions and to show how people can begin--it does not matter how small--to take some responsibility in providing for themselves in a way that is ecologically sound, intelletually and physically stimulating, emotionally satisfying, and, above all, fun.
  8. The following report of vegetable growing in El Salvador in a composit report of those volunteers that have had projects in home gardening. It is meant to be used as a guide for future projects with the desire that what we have learned may be used to advantage by future volunteers. Much work...
  9. The purpose of this book, as well as of the others in the 'Burpee American Gardening Series', is to spread the pleasure that comes from gardening, and to help and encourage new gardeners. It also aims to challenge more experienced gardeners to try less familiar plants and new ideas, while sharing...
  10. This booklet included a brief history of crops commonly grown in the nineteenth century explain how they came to be grown in the United States and give more familiarity with each crop. Listed under each crop are some varieties that were grown regularly in nineteenth century gardens and that are...