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Book Jacket for Micro Food Gardening Project plans and plants for growing fruits and veggies in tiny spaces
Book Jacket for Vegetable Gardening Simple Steps To Success
Book Jacket for Grow Bag Gardening The revolutionary way to grow bountiful vegetables, herbs, fruits, and flowers in lightweight, eco-friendly fabric pots.
Book Jacket for No-Waste Organic Gardening
Book Jacket for A Beginner's Guide to Succulent Gardening A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Beautiful & Long-Lasting Succulents
Book Jacket for Bug-Free Organic Gardening Controlling Pest Insects without Chemicals
Book Jacket for Best Perennials for Sun and Shade
Book Jacket for Practical Organic Gardening The No-Nonsense Guide to Growing Naturally
Book Jacket for Gardening with Less Water Low-Tech, Low-Cost Techniques; Use up to 90% Less Water in Your Garden
Book Jacket for Biodynamic Gardening
Book Jacket for Kitchen Gardening for Beginners
Book Jacket for Edible Gardening Growing Your Own Vegetables, Fruits, and More
Book Jacket for Gardening for the Homebrewer Grow and Process Plants for Making Beer, Wine, Gruit, Cider, Perry, and More
Book Jacket for Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening A Beginner's Guide to Starting a Healthy Garden

Micro Food Gardening: Project plans and plants for growing fruits and veggies in tiny spaces / Jennifer McGuinness

Not everyone has room to grow a full-sized tomato plant or a melon vine that takes up more room than your car, but that tops out at the height of a Barbie doll or a dwarf watermelon with vines that won't grow any longer than your leg. From to , baby beets, and mini cabbages, you'll quickly discover that micro gardening offers a surprisingly diverse and delicious array of edible opportunities. Plus, with step-by-step instructions for a plethora of DIY micro food gardening projects, you'll be up and growing in no time at all. Whether you micro garden on a high-rise balcony, an itty bitty patio, a front porch container, or even in a basket on the handlebars of your bicycle, there are mini food plants ready to start cranking out fresh produce just a few weeks after planting.

Vegetable Gardening Simple Steps To Success / Jo Whittingham

With all the latest horticultural tips and techniques to guarantee success, this series is designed to meet the requirements of today's small garden owners who want to enjoy gardening while making the most of their time and effort.

Grow Bag Gardening: The revolutionary way to grow bountiful vegetables, herbs, fruits, and flowers in lightweight, eco-friendly fabric pots. / Kevin Espiritu

Grow bags are - but those with lots of property will find them useful, too. Grow bags , so there's no lugging heavy pots indoors for the winter. They can be used for many seasons and their mobility means you can easily move these pots around to maximize sunlight. Fabric grow bags offer gardeners. In the pages of Grow Bag Gardening you'll learn: Why gardening in these special fabric planter bags results in big yields How this no-weed, no-mess method of gardening is a real game changer What makes this method so good for your plants (hint: no root circling!) Where and how to set up your grow bag garden to reap the biggest rewards Step-by-step instructions for continual harvests, sewing your own grow bags, building a specialized trellising system, caring for your grow bag garden, and more.

No-Waste Organic Gardening / Coronado, Shawna


Bug-Free Organic Gardening: Controlling Pest Insects without Chemicals / Anna Hess

Put down those harmful sprays and learn natural pest control! Are you sick and tired of pesky insects in your garden? Do you want to stay away from pesticides and harmful poisons that could be hazardous to your health and your garden? If you answered yes to both of those questions, Bug-Free Organic Gardening has all the answers to your troubles. This book will show you how to bring your garden ecosystem into balance so that beneficial insects and larger animals do the work of pest control for you. Anna Hess has more than a decade's experience growing all of her family's vegetables. Here, she sums up all of her knowledge and expertise, teaching you many hands-on pest-control techniques, such as: Succession plantingChoosing resistant plant varietiesShielding plants with row coversTiming plantings to bypass bugsAnd so much more! With Anna's expertise, you too can grow beautiful, healthy, organic vegetables for yourself and your family, put down those harmful sprays, and learn natural pest control!

Best Perennials for Sun and Shade / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A quick-reference guide to planting perennials for gardeners with little experience and time Choosing perennials for a garden can be a daunting task, considering that there are thousands of choices. Yarrow? Columbine? Aster? To make the selection easier, this guide profiles the easiest-to-grow and best-performing perennials for both sunny and shady locations. Each plant is shown in a beautiful color photo for easy identification. The photo is accompanied by information on where and how to grow the featured plant, along with horticultural tips to assist in making the perennial-gardening adventure an enjoyable endeavor. From controlling pesky bugs and deadheading to staking tall plants and taking root cuttings, everything a beginning gardener or new homeowner needs to start a garden is here. This colorful, photo-filled book takes the guesswork out of gardening. No trial and error - get it right the first time!

Practical Organic Gardening: The No-Nonsense Guide to Growing Naturally / Mark Highland

Practical Organic Gardening sprouts homegrown, healthy edibles and other safe plants that are nourishing and tasty for your family, pets, and beneficial wildlife. Organic gardening has been a popular gardening method for most of the past century, but interest in organic gardening has soared in recent years as gardeners have become more aware of the quality of their food. Now is your chance to learn with this comprehensive book. Written by Mark Highland, founder of The Organic Mechanic, this is far from a hippie manifesto; it is a scientifically driven, modern-day dive into the organic methods, products, and practices that will appeal to any home gardener looking to make the transition from conventional to organic.

Gardening with Less Water: Low-Tech, Low-Cost Techniques; Use up to 90% Less Water in Your Garden / David A Bainbridge

Are you facing drought or water shortages? Gardening with Less Water offers simple, inexpensive, low-tech techniques for watering your garden much more efficiently - using up to 90 percent less water for the same results. With illustrated step-by-step instructions, David Bainbridge shows you how to install buried clay pots and pipes, wicking systems, and other porous containers that deliver water directly to a plant's roots with little to no evaporation. These systems are available at hardware stores and garden centers; are easy to set up and use; and work for garden beds, container gardens, and trees.

Biodynamic Gardening / Monty Waldin

Whether youre just getting started in biodynamic gardening, or youre an experienced biodynamic farmer wanting to learn more, Biodynamic Gardening is the right resource for learning more about the biodynamic method of organic gardening. This clear, practical guide gives you tried-and-true advice on biodynamic gardening and tips on this ultra-green, organic gardening method. Full-color photographs and easy-to-understand charts and graphs are helpful tools in organizing information in a way anyone can understand and use in biodynamic gardening. Biodynamic gardening makes use of natural cycles and mindful planting to take organic gardening to the next level, and Biodynamic Gardening covers everything. Topics include soil preparations, lunar charts, composting, cycles of rest, rich and healthy soil, organically controlling pests, ripening plants, and more.

Kitchen Gardening for Beginners / Simon Akeroyd

Learn how to grow more than seventy types of fruits and vegetables, while finding tips for dealing with weeds, pests, and diseases in this all-in-one gardening guide for growing tastier and healthier fruits and vegetables. Kitchen Gardening for Beginners takes readers through ten steps to preparing a garden plot, providing need-to-know techniques, such as sowing, planting, feeding, mulching, watering, and weeding, as well as easy projects including making a compost bin and planting a fruit tree.,

Edible Gardening: Growing Your Own Vegetables, Fruits, and More / Lisa J Amstutz

Whether a gardener, a chef, or both, readers will find easy gardening projects for edible plants in this book. Includes tips and variations for indoor and outdoor projects.

Gardening for the Homebrewer: Grow and Process Plants for Making Beer, Wine, Gruit, Cider, Perry, and More / Wendy Tweten

Forget farm to table - go from garden to glass!Theres no feeling quite like cooking with home-grown carrots or grabbing a fresh handful of cilantro from your own yard. Well, unless youre growing fruits, vegetables, or grains for brewing that is. Gardening for the Homebrewer is an introduction to the wide variety of plants that you can use for fermentations or infusions. Learn how to tell if your yard is a perfect site for barley or whether its better suited to a fragrant collection of herbs. Learn how to grow, dry, and store fresh hops. Or go off the beaten path and grow everything you need for your first gruit, cider, perry, or fruit wine. Have just a balcony or a windowsill? No problem! A variety of plant recommendations will suit gardeners of all types, even ones with limited space.

Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening: A Beginner's Guide to Starting a Healthy Garden / Deborah L. Martin

When the inspiration hits to start an organic garden, many novices could benefit from a guidebook that speaks directly to their enthusiasm, their goals, and, of course, their need for solid information that speaks a newbie's language--from the most trusted source for organic gardening methods.In Rodale's Basic Organic Gardening by Deborah L. Martin, general garden-building skills (from "Do I need to dig?" to "Where do I dig?") and specific techniques (from "How do I plant a seed?" to "How much should I water?") are presented in growing-season order--from garden planning and planting to growing and harvesting. Many other need-to-know topics like soil, compost, seeds, pest control, and weeds are explained in simple language to ensure success, even on a small scale, on the first try.

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Poudre River Public Library District
(970) 221-6740

Including the collection of
Front Range Community College, Larimer Campus