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Backyard Bounty

The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

by Linda Gilkeson

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Are you itching to start your own garden or grow more in the one you have, but feel that gardening is too challenging or time-consuming for your busy schedule? Would you like to enjoy fresh, home-grown produce every month of the year?

Backyard Bounty is like having your own Master Gardener to consult every step of the way. This encyclopedic reference demystifies gardening, bringing it back to the down-to-earth, environmentally practical activity that anyone can enjoy. Learn about:

  • Planning your garden and preparing the soil
  • Organic fertilizers and simplified composting
  • Sowing, growing healthy seedlings, transplanting, watering, easy weeding, and mulching
  • Planting for winter harvests, intensive planting schedules
  • Growing fruit, simple pruning methods
  • Greenhouses, tunnels and containers
  • Organic pest management, and more.

Packed with a wealth of information specific to the Pacific Northwest, this complete guide emphasizes low-maintenance methods, exposes common gardening myths, includes a monthly garden schedule for year-round planting andharvesting and features plant profiles for everything from apples to zucchini. Perfect for novice and experienced gardeners alike, Backyard Bounty shows how even the smallest garden can produce a surprising amount of food twelve months of the year.

About the Author
Linda Gilkeson is a keen organic gardener with a passion for insects and 25 years of gardening experience on the west coast. Linda currently lives on Salt Spring Island where she enjoys harvesting food from her garden all year round.
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