Carolinas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles
ISBN: 1591865638
EAN13: 9781591865636
Language: English
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
If you're interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you've joined the ranks of a blossoming group of DIY gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance. But like any other kind of gardening, growing edibles is not a one-size-fits-all pursuit: in order to be successful, you'll need to know not only which plants grow well in your state or region, but also how to grow them with careful methods and a schedule that caters specifically to your local microclimate. Fortunately for you, Carolinas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in North or South Carolina. Author Katie Elzer-Peters, the seasoned Carolinas gardener responsible for our bestselling Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening (2012), equips you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and--most importantly--harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Research Triangle, the Sandhills, the Outer Banks, or anywhere else in the Carolinas, you'll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and they'll be on your table before you know it.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover North and South Carolina are two of the best vegetable and fruit gardening states in the country. The mild climate, ample rainfall, and rich soil combine to create a growing environment in which there are practically no limits. All you really need to know is what to plant and when. Carolinas Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is written exclusively for gardeners who want to grow edibles in North or South Carolina. Seasoned Carolinas gardener Katie Elzer-Peters equips you with all the information you need to design your edible garden, tend the soil, maintain your plants throughout their life cycles, and--most importantly--harvest the delicious foods they produce. So whether you live in the Research Triangle, the Sandhills, the Outer Banks, or anywhere else in the Carolinas, you'll discover the best fruit and vegetable plants for your garden in this beautiful step-by-step how-to guide . . . and they'll be on your table before you know it.