Some brief overview of this book
A hands-on guide to the ins and outs of raising and using vegetables
Want to grow your own vegetables? You can do it the fun and easy way with this practical guide. From selecting the right spot to preparing the soil to harvesting, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to successfully raise vegetables regardless of the size of your plot or your dietary needs.
Youll discover how to plot your garden and get the soil in tip-top shape; select the types of vegetables you want to grow; plant the seeds properly; and care for them as they grow. Youll also know the right time to pick your vegetables and the best ways to enjoy them. Plus, youll get tips on preserving foods grown at home.
Expert advice on planting, caring for, harvesting, and enjoying the fruits of your own vegetable garden
Features environmentally friendly ways to combat pests in your garden
Charlie Nardozzi is senior horticulturist and spokesperson for the National Gardening Association; hes also been the gardening expert on such programs as HGTVs Today at Home and Way to Grow and the Discovery Channels Home Matters
Whether you have a green thumb or youve never grown a plant before, Vegetable Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition has all the information you need to create a healthy garden.