This comprehensive guide to organic gardening will help you create a steady supply of organically-grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers all year round. Includes the latest information on how to find, choose, and grow plants that thrive without synthetic chemicals. Learn how to:
- Plant traditional varieties, known as Heirloom plants, that were developed before the use of pesticides and fertilizers
- Select regional varieties adapted to your climate and location
- Increase your bounty by repurposing seeds from your own garden
- Discourage pests while encouraging beneficial insects and birds
Includes a beautifully illustrated, A-to-Z directory of 250 varieties of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and herbs. Detailed entries include when to sow, plant, and harvest; cultivation information; and the top ten health-enhancing fruits and vegetables.