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Title: Backyard market gardening : the entrepreneur's guide to selling what you grow
Author: Andrew W. Lee
Published: Columbus, NC : Good Earth Publications , c1993

Summary: This book provides information on how to grow and sell vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs and small livestock from a backyard market garden. Chapters cover sites and soils, tools, marketing strategies, business planning, production techniques and ecofarming.

ISBN: 0962464805
Call Number: 85.2 LEE
Subjects: Fruits, marketing , Market gardening , Marketing , New business management , New businesses planning , Small business , Sustainable agriculture , Truck farms , Vegetables, marketing

Title: Knott's handbook for vegetable growers
Author: Donald N. Maynard
Second Author: George J. Hochmuth
Published: New York, N.Y. : John Wiley & Sons , c1997 4th ed.

Summary: Considered to be a reference tool for commercial vegetable growers. Filled with tables and charts and detailed specifics on planting rates, schedules, and spacing; soils and fertilizers; methods of controlling diseases; greenhouse vegetable and crop production; insect pest identification; harvesting and storage; and vegetable marketing. The fourth edition contains information on drip irrigation, seed priming, seed germination tests, plant tissue testing; petiole sap testing, windbreaks and weed management. There is a revised discussion of allowable pesticide and herbicide use as well worker protection standards.

ISBN: 04711311512
Call Number: 62.08 MAY
Subjects: Fertility , Harvesting , Irrigation , Pest control , Seed storing , Seeds , Soils , Truck farms , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, greenhouse , Weed management

Title: The new organic grower : a master's manual of tools and techniques for the home and market gardener
Author: Eliot Coleman
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Company , 1995 Revised and Expanded ed.

Summary: A presentation of the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables, including farm-generated fertility, moveable greenhouses, winter gardens, and pest management. Written for the serious gardener and small market farmer.

ISBN: 093003175X
Call Number: 61.3 COL
Subjects: Organic farming , Organic gardening , Small farms , Truck farms , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

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