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Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results

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Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results
Learn expert techniques to become the wisest gardener on your block and grow better, stronger, healthier veggies that your whole family will love!

Master techniques for developing soil, compost, pest control and more, and grow your most abundant vegetable crop yet! Join gardening expert and author Doug Green as he provides you with step-by-step instruction for building cost-effective raised beds, growing strong seedlings and properly hardening them off for plants that will thrive in your garden. Learn about the best way to give your plants nutrition and prepare your soil with organic matter and mulch to provide your seedlings with a healthy home. You’ll even discover the key to fast-growing vegetables and find out how to make your very own mini-greenhouse from only two materials! Plus, learn about the importance of crop rotation for great results year after year, and complete your new body of knowledge with helpful watering strategies and pest control that’s safe to use on veggies!


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Lesson 1. Raised Bed Gardening

  • Join acclaimed garden author Doug Green in his idyllic Amherst Island, Ontario, home for an inspiring introduction to vegetable gardening. Start with the basics of raised-bed gardening, including planning and construction tips that will result in effective and ergonomic finished beds.


Lesson 2. From Seeds to Seedlings


Lesson 3. Composting


Lesson 4. Garden Preparations


Lesson 5. Warming the Soil


Lesson 6. Planting Techniques


Lesson 7. Watering & Pest Control

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