Jerry Baker's Terrific Tomatoes, Sensational Spuds, and Mouth-watering Melons
1,274 Super Secrets for Growing Prize-winning VegetablesBook - 2009
Secrets to growing big, juicy, prize-winning vegetables using common household products such as beer, dish soap, and cola are revealed in this book of gardening tricks, tips, and tonics. Beginning and experienced gardeners alike will learn easy but effective techniques for growing, protecting, storing, and saving vegetables, from asparagus and beets to rutabaga and zucchini. Topics include planning a plot; weeding, feeding, and watering; keeping plague and pests at bay; and harvesting and storage. The guide also reveals secrets for fighting fungus with molasses, wiping out weeds with a tonic of gin and vinegar, spreading wood ashes to grow a glorious garden, using herbs to protect against cabbage moths and carrot flies, and starting veggies in containers with coffee grounds.
Alternative Title: Terrific tomatoes, sensational spuds, and mouth-watering melons
Publisher: [New Hudson, MI] : American Master Products, c2009.
Branch Call Number: 635.04
Characteristics: 378 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.