Backyard Bounty - Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition: The Complete Guide to Year-round Gardening in the Pacific Northwest (2nd Edition, Revised)
by Linda Gilkson
paperback 384 pages
Backyard Bounty is the completely revised and expanded 2nd edition of the best-seller. A complete guide to year-round gardening on the West Coast, this encyclopedic reference includes greatly expanded information on pests, diseases, and working with an unstable climate. The perfect guide to enjoying fresh, home-grown produce all year.
Author and master gardener Linda Gilkeson covers everything you'll need to grow a successful garden, including:
Planning your garden and preparing the soil
Organic fertilizers and simplified composting
Planting for winter harvests and intensive planting schedules
Comprehensive information on pests, diseases, and working with an unstable climate
Greenhouses, tunnels and containers
Organic pest management.
Packed with a wealth of information specific to the Pacific Northwest, this complete guide emphasizes low-maintenance methods, covers problems related to common pests and climate concerns, includes a monthly garden schedule for year-round planting and harvesting, and features plant profiles for everything from apples to zucchini.