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You Bet Your Garden Guide to Growing Great Tomatoes How to Grow Great-Tasting Tomatoes in Any Backyard, Garden, or Container

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ISBN-10: 1565237102

ISBN-13: 9781565237100

Edition: 3rd 2012

Authors: Mike McGrath

List price: $19.99
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From backyards to terraces, this deliciously funny little book is also a serious guide on how to start and nurture an heirloom tomato patch. Radio host and master gardener Mike McGrath has a growing legion of fans who love his trademark wit. InYou Bet Your Garden Guide to Growing Great Tomatoes, McGrath doesn't disappoint, delivering both sound advice and plenty of laughs to help gardeners beat the heat and have a great tomato harvest.In this book McGrath explains why readers should grow their own tomatoes in the first place: You just can't beat the taste. Tomatoes are the most popular home garden vegetable crop, and heirloom tomatoes are older, open-pollinated varieties that have stood the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction: Why Am I Doing This instead of Enjoying My Summer?
'Picking' Your Tomatoes
(Do all of these things have funny, rude, or mysterious names?)
The Joy of Germination
(Or, Killing Your Own Tomatoes from Seed)
The Art of Tomato Planting
(You want me to bury them?)
Staking and Caging
(And no, that's not staking or caging. It's staking and caging!)
Food, Water, and Basic Keeping-Alive Skills
(Oops-you mean I shouldn't have watered them each and every day?)
Pest Control and…
(Am I the only creature around here not eating my tomatoes?)
Dealing with Disease
(Can't we just take them to the hospital?)
The Harvest and Beyond
(Aren't they supposed to stop being green at some point?)
(So this one here cost me about forty bucks, right?)
(Can the kids use the green ones to play Mr. Tomato Head?)
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