1. 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.
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. A good plan is the first step in establishing a home vegetable garden. Planning includes selecting the garden location; deciding on size and kinds and varieties of vegetables to plant: and determining where, when and how much of each vegetable to plant in the garden.
  6. 1992-01-01 The vegetables listed in this publication can be divided into cool and warm season vegetables based on their optimum growing season and planting dates.
  7. 1978-01-01 This book is a manual of procedures, giving you the step-by-step how and when of various planting techniques. Look too, in every chapter, for the principles--the "why"--on which these techniques are based.
  8. 1991-01-19 Enjoy a delicious bounty of heirloom vegetables every year. Marc Rogers guides you through the time-honored and cost-effective tradition of collecting seeds from this year’s harvest to grow next year’s crop. Learn how to select and store seeds from proven varieties of more than 100 common...
  9. Vegetables that are easy to grow - potatoes, onions, tomatoes - provide economic, social and nutritional advantages and can make significant differences to smallholder livelihoods. With this booklet, policy-makers and development personnel will recognize the opportunities that are available for...
  10. This booklet gives examples of how you can extend your growing season by using vegetables that grow in the cold, and by using greenhouses, plus the useage of a coldcellar.