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Title: All about vegetables
Contributors: Edited by Walter L. Doty
Published: San Francisco, CA : Chevron Chemical Company, Ortho Division , c1973

Summary: There are short sections, including growing vegetables without a garden, soil and composting, water, fertilizer, seeds and transplants, insects and diseases, climate, trouble shooting, planning the garden, herbs, cook's gardens, family gardens, and sections highlighting individual vegetables.

Call Number: 62.2 ALL
Subjects: Vegetable gardening

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: Four-season harvest : organic vegetables from your home garden all year long
Author: Eliot Coleman
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Co. , 1999 Revised and expanded ed.

Summary: Building on the author's earlier work, this book shows how to produce organically grown vegetables throughout the coldest seasons. Chapters cover compost, planning, preparing, planting and cultivating the outdoor garden, cold frames, tunnels and the covered garden, root cellars and the underground garden. There are new chapters on seeds, ducks in the garden, winter gardens and plant protection.

ISBN: 1890132276
Call Number: 62.05 COL
Subjects: Cold frames , Compost , Garden structures , Greenhouses, construction , Organic gardening , Root cellars , Season extenders , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: Growing your own vegetablesPart 2 : home garden vegetables
Published: Washington, D.C., : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture , December, 1977
Series: Agriculture information bulletin no. 409

Summary: This is a reprint of Part 2 from the 1977 Yearbook of Agriculture, Gardening for food and fun. Includes information on planning the vegetable garden, growing transplants, planting and care of container plants. Most of the book is devoted to growing various types of vegetables, including root crops, cole crops, cucurbits, greens, asparagus, sweet potatoes, herbs, okra, tomatoes, peppers and eggplants, corn, beans and peas.

Call Number: 62.2 GRO
Subjects: Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: the Have-More plan
Author: Ed Robinson
Second Author: Carolyn Robinson
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey communications , c1973

Summary: This book has been re-printed numerous times. First printed in the 1940s, the information is still useful today. While some references are no longer revelant, such as DDT as a pesticide, the basic principles still apply. Topics inlcuded are: buying a place in the country, building houses and barns, fruit trees and berries, fish ponds, and beginning with livestock.

ISBN: 0882660241
Call Number: 80.13 ROB
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Barns , Beekeeping , Brambles , Building materials , Cattle , Fish farming , Fruits, tree , Goats, dairy , Land use , Poultry , Vegetable 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: 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

Title: The new organic grower's four-season harvest : how to harvest fresh organic vegetables from your home garden all year long
Author: Eliot Coleman
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Co. , c1992

Summary: This book shows how to produce organically grown vegetables throughout the coldest seasons in all climate zones with little extra time and effort. Chapters cover compost, planning, preparing, planting and cultivating the outdoor garden, cold frames, tunnels and the covered garden, root cellars and the underground garden, plants and pests, and growing tips for 50 vegetable crops.

ISBN: 0930031571
Call Number: 62.05 COL
Subjects: Cold frames , Compost , Garden structures , Organic gardening , Root cellars , Season extenders , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: The New York Times book of vegetable gardening
Author: Joan Lee Faust
Published: New York, N.Y. : Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co. , c1975

Summary: Chapters include reasons for growing your own, getting started, soil, plant nutrition, proper tools, starting seed indoors, preparing the soil, planting and cultivating, season extension, mulching, composting, weeds, watering, insect control, diseases, small-scale gardens, indoor growing, saving the surplus, and preparing for winter. The are alphabetically arranged descriptions of 44 vegetables and 12 herbs.

ISBN: 0891040307
Call Number: 62.2 FAU
Subjects: Herbs , Small-scale gardening , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: Rodale's garden answers : vegetables, fruits and herbs : at-a-glance solutions for every gardening problem
Author: Linda A. Gilkeson ... [et. al.] ; edited by Fern Marshal Bradley
Published: Emmaus, PA : Rodale , c1995

Summary: Intended as a quick reference, coverage includes getting started, growing vegetables, growing fruits, growing herbs, and controlling pests and diseases.

ISBN: 087596639X
Call Number: 61.3 ROD
Subjects: Fruit culture , Herbs , Organic gardening , Vegetable 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: Saving seeds : the gardener's guide to growing and storing vegetable and flower seeds
Author: Marc Rogers
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1990

Summary: How to raise, harvest and store seeds for the easiest-to-grow and most popular vegetables and ornamental plants. Chapters in Part I discuss reasons for raising seeds, how seeds are formed, annuals biennials and perennials, pollination, selecting seed parents, collecting seeds, extracting and drying seeds, storing and testing seeds. Parts II and III discuss vegetables and flowers respectively.

ISBN: 0882666347
Call Number: 60.11 ROG
Subjects: Flower gardening , Flowers , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: The small commercial garden : how to make $10,000 a year in your backyard
Author: Dan Haakenson
Published: Bismarck, ND : DakotaOak , 1998, c1995 2nd ed.

Summary: The first and second chapters provide background for commercial gardening. Subsequent chapters cover marketing, commercial design, planning, transplants, growing, harvesting, and recommended crops.

ISBN: 0964286114
Call Number: 62.08 HAA
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Market gardening , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, marketing

Title: Solar gardening : growing vegetables year-round the American intensive way
Author: Leandre Poisson
Second Author: Gretchen Vogel Poisson
Published: White River Junction , VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Company , c1994

Summary: Part I covers getting started in intensive gardening. Part II covers intensive gardening culture and practices, such as garden sites and soils, planting and propagation, taking care of growing plants, harvesting, storage and seed saving, and season extension. Part III covers solar architecture for plants and Part IV has 90 vegetable crop profiles with growing tips for each one.

ISBN: 0930031695
Call Number: 62.05 POI
Subjects: Garden structures , Greenhouses, alternative energy , Organic gardening , Season extenders , Solar energy , Vegetable gardening

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: Straight-ahead organic : a step-by-step guide to growing great vegetables in a less than perfect world
Author: Shepherd Ogden
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Co. , 1999 1st Chelsea Green ed.

Summary: Chapters cover good reasons for a garden, designing a garden, tools and equipment, caring for the soil, planning the garden, seeds and seedlings, planting and cultivation, and a guide to growing of nearly 50 types of vegetables and herbs.

ISBN: 1890132209
Call Number: 62.2 OGD
Subjects: Organic gardening , Vegetable gardening

Title: Vegetable gardening in the Midwest
Author: C.E. Voigt
Second Author: J.S. Vandemark
Published: Urbana-Champaign, IL : University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service , c1995

Summary: This gardening book was prepared in response to the need for a complete and accurate guide to growing vegetables and herbs successfully under midwestern conditions. The first section of the book deals with various aspects of planning, preparing, planting and caring for the garden and starting plants at home. The remainder contains detailed information about major vegetables (recommended varieties, when and how to plant, care, harvesting, disease and insect problems, and answers to the most commonly asked questions), minor vegetables and herbs.

ISBN: 1883097061
Call Number: 62.2 VOI
Subjects: Herbs , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables


Title: Drought gardening
Author: Sue Hakala
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1981
Series: Storey Publishing bulletin A-73

Summary: This bulletin is about successful gardening under dry weather conditions. Topics include site selection, choice of varieties, drawing up a garden plan, improving soil, starting seeds, mulching and irrigation.

ISBN: 0882662872
Call Number: 62.2 HAK
Subjects: Drought gardening , Vegetable gardening

Title: Gardening answers : quick answers to the most commonly asked questions about--
Published: Pownal , VT : Storey Communications , c1981
Series: Storey/Garden Way Publishing bulletion A-49

Summary: Topics include seed selection, planting, soil analysis, PH, fertilizer, planting dates, transplanting, seed storage, cultivation, mulch, insects, sources of supply and harvesting.

Call Number: 62.2 GAR
Subjects: Vegetable gardening

Title: Home garden guide
Contributors: Ferry-Morse Seed Company
Published: Charlotte, VT : Garden Way Publishing Company , c1975

Summary: Topics in this handbook include locating garden plots, improving soil conditions, drainage, seed testing and depths, transplanting, tilling, fertilizers and composting, pest and weed control, mulching, plant remedies, harvesting and storage, and wide-row planting.

ISBN: 0882660616
Call Number: 62.2 HOM
Subjects: Vegetable gardening

Title: Wide-row planting : the productive miracle
Author: Dick Raymond
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1977
Series: Storey Publishing bulletin A-2

Summary: This booklet gives 12 advantages of wide-row planting and goes on to explain soil preparation, planning the garden, thinning and weedin, how to harvest, a summary on how to plant and varieties for specific vegetables.

Call Number: 62.2 RAY
Subjects: Vegetable gardening

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