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The vegetable gardener's guide to permaculture : creating an edible ecosystem / Christopher Shein with Julie Thompson.

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Summary:

Shein (permaculture, Merritt Community College), who runs a permaculture landscaping business, shows gardeners of all levels how to apply ecological gardening techniques by combining sustainable agriculture, landscape design, and ecology to work with nature and build healthy soil, smother weeds, and promote plant life, while recycling waste products from the garden. to grow more food in less time. He details the principles of permaculture; basics such as fruit tree guilds and food forests; design aspects, with five examples; soil, compost, mulch, and cover crops; edibles; growing from seed; and sharing with the community. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 631.58 .S543v 2013 (Text) 37814003303261 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/30/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604692709
  • ISBN: 1604692707
  • Physical Description: 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-262) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why permaculture? -- Permaculture basics -- Designing the permaculture garden -- Building the soil -- Permaculture edibles -- Growing from seed -- Permaculture and community.
Summary, etc.:
Shein (permaculture, Merritt Community College), who runs a permaculture landscaping business, shows gardeners of all levels how to apply ecological gardening techniques by combining sustainable agriculture, landscape design, and ecology to work with nature and build healthy soil, smother weeds, and promote plant life, while recycling waste products from the garden. to grow more food in less time. He details the principles of permaculture; basics such as fruit tree guilds and food forests; design aspects, with five examples; soil, compost, mulch, and cover crops; edibles; growing from seed; and sharing with the community. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Subject: Permaculture.
Vegetable gardening.
Food crops.
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