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Year on the Garden Path A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide, Revised Second Edition

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ISBN-10: 1550175157

ISBN-13: 9781550175158

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Unabridged)

Authors: Carolyn Herriot

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date: 5/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Carolyn Herriot is the author of the bestselling A Year on the Garden Path: A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide, The Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food and, most recently, The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook: Seasonal Recipes for Delicious Homegrown Food. She is much in demand as a speaker and workshop leader on organic gardening in the Pacific Northwest, with regular columns in BC Living and Common Ground magazines. Carolyn grows her certified-organic seed business, Seeds of Victoria, at the Garden Path Centre for Organic Gardening in Victoria, BC.

A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide
A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food. She is much in demand as a speaker and workshop leader on organic gardening in the Pacific Northwest, with regular columns in GardenWise and Common Ground magazines. After twenty years of operating her nursery, Carolyn continues to run her certified organic seed business, Seeds of Victoria, at The Garden Path Centre for Organic Gardening in Victoria, BC (www.earthfuture.com/gardenpath).
Foreword
January
A Brand New Gardening Year
Cold Snaps
About the Birds
Reading a Seed Catalogue
New Signs of Growth
Hurrah for Hellebores
Liming Your Garden
That Infernal Moss!
Little Pea Secrets
A Big Pea Secret!
The Original Sweet Pea
Feed the Soil
Kales - Nutritious and Delicious
In the Greenhouse
February
Carefully Does It!
Care of Tools
Proper Pruning Practice
Welcome the Narcissi
Classic Camellias
Fruit Tree Care
Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb!
Squeaky Beans
Taking a Soil Test
The Soil Food Web
Getting Your Vegetables off to a Fast Start
The Primary Seeding
Ten Tips for Happy Seedlings
Tricky Seeds
March
The Four Secrets of Successful Soil Building
Composting Is Not Rocket Science!
Quiet Please, Weeds Growing!
Divide
and Multiply!
The Golf Green Lawn
Get to Know Your Clematis
Last Chance to Prune
Best Cafe for Seedlings
Top Tips for Terrific Tomatoes
Propagating Herbs
April
Watering
Dry Gardens
Dry Garden Plants
What to Do in the Flower Garden
Dazzling Dahlias (Part One)
Special-teas: Compost, Comfrey and Nettle Tea
What to Do in the Vegetable Garden
In the Fruit and Berry Patch
Self-Seeding Vegetables
Shedding Light on Shade
Pefect Plants for Impossible Places
Slick Slug Control
Diane's List of Deerproof Plants
May
It's All About the Microbes
Crop Rotation
What to Do in the Vegetable Garden
A Nifty Trick for Carrots
Winning Tomato Tips
In the Fruit and Berry Patch
Keeping Cut Flowers from Your Garden Fresh
In the Flower Garden
Pressed Flowers
Going Potty
Making Wire Hanging Baskets
True English Cowslips
Lovely Lilacs
Azaleas and Rhododendrons
The Prettiest of Peonies
Feeding Roses
June
Rambling Roses
My Interview with David Grierson
Sweet Strawberries
The Beneficial Ladybug
Solutions to Pesky Plant Problems
Simple Home Remedies
Plants That Keep Bugs at Bay
The Heart of the Artichoke
Why Save Seeds?
Saving Seeds Successfully
How to Save Tomato Seeds
What to Do in Your Garden Now
In the Vegetable Garden
In the Fruit and Berry Patch
Native Plants
The Right Plant in the Right Place
July
Cut-and-Come-Again Vegetables
Four Season Food Gardens
Edible Flowers
A Visit to the Sticky Wicket Wildlife Garden
Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer
Overwetting?
Softwood Cuttings
In the Flower Garden
In the Greenhouse
In the Vegetable Garden
In the Fruit and Berry Patch
Stripping in the Garden!
So Many Weeds…So Little Time!
Questions & Answers
August
Too Dry?
Busy Little Bees
Handy Harvesting Tips
Flowers for Special Occasions
Recipes from the Garden
Pick a Peck of Perfect Peppers
Tender Eggplants
Bring on the Biennials
Let's Hear It for Hydrangeas!
Phormiums Add Drama
Heritage Hollyhocks
Container Gardening
Container Vegetables
How to Grow Lovely Leeks
Luscious Lettuces
Tip the Tomatoes!
Vine Weevils
September
Lawn Care
Need a Lawn Restoration?
How to Plan a Tree
High Quality Trees
Grow a Hedge
Plants for Fall Interest
Apples Ready for Picking?
Fall Cyclamens
Lovely Lilies
Ten Things You Should Know About Roundup�
Putting the Garden to Bed
What to Do In the Garden
Saving Seeds
In the Fruit and Berry Patch
October
Light Up with Bulbs
The Lasagna Technique
Plantaholics Unite
Lots of Lovely Leaves!
Gourmet Winter Meals
Grow the Best Garlic
White Rot In Garlic
It's All About the Foliage!
Dazzling Dahlias (Part Two)
Keep Your Roses Rosy
In the Flower Garden
In the Vegetable Garden
In the Greenhouse
In Your Pond
In the Fruit Garden
Questions & Answers
November
Gardening with Green Manures
The Miracle of Mulch
Hardwood Cuttings
Pressure-Treated Wood
Questions & Answers
The Greens and the Browns
December
Weeds and What They're Good For!
Red Wigglers
Save the Worms!
Getting to the Root of the Vegetable
Greenery for the Festive Season
Gift Ideas for Gardeners
Ten Reasons to Eat Organic Food
The Wonder of Walnuts
Keep Your Christmas Tree Happy
Peat-Free Gardening
Questions & Answers
Let's Speak Latin
Before a Brand New Gardening Year
Index
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