Gardening for Geeks

Gardening for Geeks

DIY Tests, Gadgets, & Techniques That Utilize Microbiology, Mathematics, and Ecology to Exponentially Maximize the Yield of your Garden

Paperback - 2013
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Start a New Vegetable Garden the Right Way...the First Time!

Are you new to organic vegetable gardening? This book will show you the simplest and best way to:
Build quick and easy raised beds Create healthy soil for higher yields Set up drip irrigation in a snap Control pests with ease And grow an abundant supply of home-grown fruits and vegetables
Gardening for Geeks is your go-to guide for all this and more. Christy Wilhelmi of Gardenerd has done the research for you and organized it the way the geek-mind works. Clear explanations, visual aids, and instructions will guide you toward your best garden ever. Grow food without chemicals, use science to understand what your plants are telling you, and dive into DIY projects that make gardening easier and more efficient.

Gardening for Geeks is also great for teachers, parents, and grandparents who garden with children. You'll find easy-to-understand explanations of how soil microbes function, how plants use nutrients and fertilizers, and how bugs play an important role in our ecosystem. This book offers simple tools for a successful garden using math, science, biology, and ecology. Don't let the title fool you; Gardening for Geeks is one of the most thorough yet approachable gardening books of its kind.
Published: Avon, MA : Adams Media, c2013.
ISBN: 9781440557798
Branch Call Number: 635 WIL
Characteristics: 223 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,24 cm.


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