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Title: Advanced home gardening : cutting-edge growing techniques for home gardeners
Author: Miranda Smith
Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Creative Homeowner , c2001

Summary: Readers will learn how to grow flowers, vegetables, herbs, and fruits with less effort and more yields.

ISBN: 1580110738
Call Number: 61.3 SMI
Subjects: Flower gardening , Fruit culture , Gardening , Herbs , Vegetables

Title: Basic gardening illustrated
Contributors: by the editors of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazine
Published: Menlo Park, CA : Lane Publishing Co. , 1976, c1975 Revised ed.

Summary: Intended as a reference book to garden fundamentals. The early sections of this book provide an understanding of soil composition, how to improve soil, water soil and add nutrients for good plant growth. Following sections cover propagation, nursery shopping, planting techniques, lawns and ground covers, container gardening, staking, thinning and prunning, protection of plants against heat and cold, garden tools, annuals, perennials, bulbs, vegetables, trees and shrubs. There are 822 how-to drawings and photographs. gardening, indoor gardening,

Subjects: Gardening

Title: Bob Flowerdew's complete book of companion gardening
Author: Bob Flowerdew
Published: London, U.K. : Kyle Cathie Limited , Revised ed.

Summary: Companion planting is defined, explained and discussed in the context of both ornamental gardens and productive gardens for fruits, vegetables and herbs.

ISBN: 1856262723
Call Number: 61.3 FLO
Subjects: Companion planting , Gardening

Title: Cold-climate gardening : how to extend your growing season by at least 30 days
Author: Lewis Hill
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Books , c1987

Summary: How to grow food, landscape, protect vulnerable plantings, warm up the soil earlier in the season, and select appropriate species for the northern United States and Canada. The book will also be helpful to those who garden in microclimates such as deep valleys and hillsides, or for those who want to extend their gardening season in any climate.

ISBN: 0882664417
Call Number: 61.3 HIL
Subjects: Fruit culture , Gardening , Growing seasons , Landscaping , Season extenders

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Foxfire4
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wingginton and his students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1973

Summary: fiddle making, springhouses, horse trading, sassafras tea, berry buckets, and gardening

ISBN: 0385120877
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Berries , Gardening , Herbs , Homesteading , Horses

Title: The gardener's bug book : earth-safe insect control
Author: Barbara Pleasant
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1994 Revised ed.

Summary: Includes descriptions of more than 70 common garden insects, tips for telling the good bugs from the bad bugs, a convenient guide to the pests found on 72 common vegetables and fruits, clear illustrations and behavior hints for identifying each insect, dozens of easy formulas for making natural pest-fighting preparations, and instructions for using commercially-available pest controls, including floating row covers, traps and parasitic insects.

ISBN: 0882666096
Call Number: 61.307 PLE
Subjects: Biological pest control , Gardening , Pest control , Pest control, garden

Title: Good neighbors : companion planting for gardeners
Author: Anna Carr
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1985

Summary: This books offers both traditional practices and recent research for planting different crops together in order to control pests and diseases, promote healthier growth, gain the highest yields, and beautify the garden and landscape.

ISBN: 0878575308
Call Number: 61.3 CAR
Subjects: Companion planting , Gardening , Pest control, garden , Weed management

Title: Great garden shortcuts : 100s of all-new tips & techniques that guarantee you'll save time, save money, save work
Contributors: Erin Hynes ... [et. al.] ; Joan Benjamin, editor
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , 1996

Summary: An encyclopedia of gardening shortcut tips from "A" (starting with animal pests) to "W" (ending with wildflowers). The tips are drawn from ideas used by accomplished gardeners all over the country to get beautiful, productive gardens with less time, money, and work than ever before.

ISBN: 0875967027
Call Number: 61.3 GRE
Subjects: Gardening

Title: How to grow more vegetables : fruits, nuts, berries, grains, and other crops on less land than you can imagine
Author: Jeavons, John
Published: Berkeley, CA : Ten Speed Press , c1995 5th ed., Revised

Summary: Based on the biointensive gardening techniques developed by horticulturist Alan Chadwick, this book details a farming method which can result in 800 square feet or less providing a family of four with fresh vegetables produced organically while maintaining soil nutrients for future crops with a minimum of water and daily care needed-- for an entire year. After an introduction of the biointensive method, sections detail bed preparation, sustainability, compost, fertilization, seed propagation, making the garden plan, companion planting, and insect and pest control.

ISBN: 0898157676
Call Number: 61.3 JEA
Subjects: Biointensive gardening , Companion planting , Compost , Fertility , Gardening , Organic gardening , Plant propagation , Vegetable gardening

Title: The Real Goods solar living sourcebook : the complete guide to renewable energy technologies and sustainable living
Contributors: Executive Editor, John Schaeffer ; edited by Doug Pratt and the Real Goods staff
Published: White River Junction, VT : Distributed by Chelsea Green Publishing Company , c1996 9th ed.

Summary: This book is a product guide and also contains articles on virutally all aspects of appropriate technology. The chapters cover independent living, land, shelter, harvesting solar, wind and hydro energy, managing energy systems, heating and cooling, water conservation, heating, and purification, energy conservation, alternatives to toxic materials in the home, home and marketing gardening, transportation and electric vehicles, livelihood and learning.

ISBN: 0930031822
Call Number: 30.9 SOL
Subjects: Ecological structures , Energy conservation , Gardening , Quality of life , Renewable energy technology , Solar energy , Sustainable living , Wind energy

Title: Rodale's all-new encyclopedia of organic gardening : the indispensable resource for every gardener
Contributors: Edited by Fern Marshall Bradley and Barbara W. Ellis
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale , c1997

Summary: Over 400 alphabetically arranged entries on organic gardening topics.

ISBN: 0875965997
Call Number: 61.3 ROD
Subjects: Gardening , Organic gardening

Title: Rodale's low-maintenance gardening techniques : short-cuts and time-saving hints for your greatest garden ever
Contributors: Barbara W. Ellis ... [et. al.]
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1995

Summary: Part 1 covers the major gardening techniques like planning, soil improvement, composting, and pest control. Part 2 includes chapters on vegetables, berries and small fruits, tree fruits, and herbs as well as training, trellising, and harvesting. Part 3 features chapters on lawns and groundcovers, and yard care. Part 4 covers ideas for growing ornamentals (annuals, bulbs, perennials, wildflowers, roses, trees, and shrubs.

ISBN: 0875966411
Call Number: 61.3 ROD
Subjects: Annuals , Berries , Flower gardening , Fruits, small , Fruits, tree , Gardening , Landscaping , Lawn care , Low maintenance gardening , Ornamental plants , Vegetable gardening

Title: Rodale's pest & disease problem solver : a chemical-free guide to keeping your garden healthy
Contributors: Linda Gilkeson, Pam Pierce, Miranda Smith
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale Press , c1996

Summary: Includes for sections: The first is a plant-by-plant guide to common problems arranged by symptoms, with descriptions of the symptom, possible causes, and prevention and cures for each. The second is a field guide to more than 100 pests, diseases, and disorders, with descriptions, plants attacked, and prevention and controls for each. The third is a guide to planting and maintaining a healthy garden. The fourth is a regional guide to the most troublesome pests and diseases.

ISBN: 0875967051
Call Number: 61.307 ROD
Subjects: Gardening , Pest control , Plant diseases , Plant protection

Title: Square foot gardening
Author: Mel Bartholomew
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale , c1981

Summary: The author set out to develop a continual harvest garden method that would work in a small space for beginners and experts alike and claims that square foot gardening will save at least 80 percent of space, time, and money normally needed to garden, eliminating all thinning, most weeding and a lot of watering.

ISBN: 0878573410
Call Number: 62.2 BAR
Subjects: Gardening , Low maintenance gardening , Small-scale gardening , Vegetable gardening


Title: Cover crop gardening : soil enrichment with green manures
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications , c1977
Series: Storey Publishing bulletin A-5

Summary: This booklet begins with a discussion of ten different benefits from using green manures and continues with instructions on green manuring methods, how to plant green manure crops, when and how to turn them under, and concludes with sections on various green manure crops and other soil conditioning crops.

Call Number: 61.303 COV
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Fertility , Gardening , Soil management

Title: Organic gardening
Contributors: James D. Utziner ... [et. al.]
Published: West Lafayette, IN : Cooperative Extension Service, Purdue University

Summary: This bulletin was originally published by Ohio Cooperative Extension Service. While not entirely critical of the organic movement and less conventional diets the authors approach them with a cautionary perspective and counter some of the claims that have accompanied criticism of conventional food production. In this context, the bulletin discusses composting, the use of sewage sludge, plant nutrition, diseases and their control, insect control, organic food products, "bizarre diets," and food additives.

Call Number: 61.3 ORG
Subjects: Gardening , Nutrition , Organic foods , Sewage as fertilizer


Title: Basic garden bed preparation : with Frank LaGrant
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1995

Publishers Number: 9506
Call Number: 61.3 BAS
Subjects: Gardening , Gardening, raised bed

Title: Soil makes the garden : with Win Way
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1989

Publishers Number: 8904
Call Number: 27 SOI
Subjects: Fertility , Gardening , Soil management


Title: Programs & products for self-reliance
Author: Kathleen Lamont
Published: Waynesville, NC : Back to Basics
Series: Back to Basics

Summary: Kathleen Lamont talks about starting a garden and the mistakes that she made, food storage and preservation, and setting up a self-sufficient homestead.

Publishers Number: POB 1138
Call Number: 80.13 LAM
Subjects: Food storage and preservation , Gardening , Homesteading , Organic foods , Organic gardening , Self-sufficiency , Sustainable living

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