Vegetable Gardening for Ontario

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by Laura Peters

Ontario is an ideal place to grow a huge variety of vegetables, and there are plenty of healthful and economic benefits to having your own garden. Whether you have a traditional backyard space or several containers on a high-rise balcony, you can grow a season-long supply of tasty produce. Best-selling garden writer Laura Peters provides all you need to know to dig in:

  • Basics such as light, soil, exposure and frost tolerance
  • Almost infinite garden styles, including raised beds and limited space gardening
  • Preparing the garden and selecting which vegetables to grow where
  • Recommended varieties, including new, traditional, heirloom and unusual selections
  • Seasonal care, including mulching, weeding and watering
  • Tips throughout, including how to extend the growing season and what to do with your harvest
  • Organic approaches to management of pests and diseases
  • An appendix featuring companion plants and relationships
  • Helpful hardiness maps, and delicious colour photos throughout.

From A to Z--yummy artichokes, arugula and asparagus, through to healthy kale and peculiar kohlrabi, leeks and okra, all the way to colourful peppers, potatoes, tomatoes and zucchini--it's all here in this informative gardening guide.

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-55105-863-4
ISBN-10: 1-55105-863-4
Page Count: 272
Dimensions: 5.50" x 8.50"

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