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Top Gardening Selection. New for Fall 2012!This short booklet is a complete guide to growing organic vegetables for a fall and winter garden. It explains which vegetables can survive in cold weather and how to grow them. Recommended for backyard gardeners and container gardeners who want to grow food for fresh eating all year round. Written by the author of the best-selling Fresh Food From Small Spaces gardening book, a former columnist for Urban Farm magazine.Topics Include● Introduction to Late Season Vegetable Gardening● 25 Vegetables for Cool Seasons● Starting Vegetables From Seed● When to Plant in Your Area● Preparing the Soil and Fertilizing● Garden Rows, Raised Beds, and Containers● Extending Your Season● Harvesting and Storing Your Produce● Resources: More InformationGrow Food from Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden This FallThose summer tomatoes sure were good. Now that the harvest is in and the summer is nearly gone, what's left to do? Plant a fall garden! Yes, you can, even in a cold climate. This book covers short season varieties of many organic vegetables. Learn which vegetables can survive the cold weather and how to provide them some simple protection from the elements. Grow food for your family, eat healthy, and save some money by vegetable gardening this fall. This book describes 25 varieties of vegetables you can plant late and grow deep into the year for harvest in late fall, winter, and early spring. All the vegetables covered here are hardy in cool temperatures. They will thrive in cool fall weather and they can handle an early frost. Some of them can handle a hard frost and keep on trucking, particularly when they are protected using one of the techniques covered in this book. This is organic vegetable gardening for everyone, almost any time, any place.The Secrets to Fall and Winter Vegetable GardeningMany of these vegetables can be stored during the winter and kept until you need them. A few of them can even be left in the ground and covered with a thick mulch blanket over the winter for the first harvest of the new year in early spring. All of them are delicious and can be eaten fresh or preserved by freezing, drying, canning, or pickling them for later use. Winter is Coming and You'll Be PreparedSave money this year. Eat healthy. Plant vegetables for your fall garden and harvest them this winter. You will also learn how to extend your season and grow vegetables right into the winter for fresh eating all year long. Imagine harvesting your own potatoes, carrots, cabbage, lettuce, arugula, bok choy, and much more!
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