Turn the compost bin upside down! The nutritious, organic diet your garden craves is as simple as creating compost heaps right in the garden. Plants and compost live together in labor-and time-saving harmony, producing bright, sweet, juicy vegetables all season long.
Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening has been the go-to resource for gardeners for more than 50 years, and the best tool novices can buy to start applying organic methods to their fruit and vegetable crops, herbs, trees and shrubs, perennials, annuals, and lawns. This thoroughly revised and updated version highlights new organic pest controls, new fertilizer products, improved gardening techniques, the latest organic soil practices, and new trends in garden design.
With her reader-friendly, easy-to-follow directions, a veteran horticulture teacher demonstrates all the ways to cultivate new plants—whether from seed or cuttings or with techniques such as layering, grafting, and budding.
Learn how to propagate virtually every type of plant, from fruit trees and ornamental shrubs to exotic orchids and succulents. With hundreds of step-by-step tutorials, this new edition of Propagating Plants is your go-to guide for clear and instructive propagation advice.
A stunning resource containing hundreds of garden design ideas and suggestions features one thousand full-color photographs, along with ingenious solutions to landscape challenges and problems, a directory of suppliers, and inspirational tips on plant selection, pergolas and gazebos, walls and fences, paths and paving, containers, topiary, water features, and much more.
FOOD For Lane County Gardens provide on-site gardening opportunities and workshops while growing fresh organic produce for distribution to mostly women and children in Lane County. The Gardens provide opportunities for kindergartners through adults to learn about food systems, hunger issues and gardening.
Since 1978, Eugene’s community gardens have been growing friendships, community involvement and an appreciation of the land. By giving participants the opportunity to cultivate their own gardens, the Community Gardens Program helps people experience a special connection to the earth and their community.
Provides an introduction to vegetable gardening in Oregon. Discusses site selection and preparation, planting, and basic garden care. Includes production pointers and recommended varieties for many common garden vegetables. A sample garden layout is included. From OSU Extension Service.