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Organic Gardening for the 21st Century: A Complete Guide to Growing Organically

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: John Fedor

288 pages, Col photos, illus

Frances Lincoln Ltd

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #122321 | ISBN: 0711215855
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About this book

A comprehensive guide to organic gardening, explaining that it is not just how you grow that makes a successful organic garden - what you grow is also important. The book promotes vegetables that were developed before the use of pesticides and fertilizers, and shows the reader how to bring together practical and ornamental elements in the garden. Highlighting the benefits of organic gardening and covering soil and compost, planning and working the organic gardens, and featuring an illustrated directory of vegetables, fruit and herbs, the volume should be useful for both beginners and experienced gardeners alike.

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John Fedor lives on his farm in Vermont, USA, where he aims to create a beautiful garden of edibles and ornamentals, using a combination of modern technique and old, often forgotten practices that are still valid for gardening today. Bob Sherman is Head of Horticulture at HDRA. He is the author of several gardening books and was presenter of Channel 4's series, 'All Muck and Magic'. Steven Wooster is a distinguished photographer who specializes in gardens and plants. His photographs have appeared in numerous books and magazines including, most recently, Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden (Frances Lincoln 2000).

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