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The dirt doctor"s guide to organic gardening essays on the natural way by Howard Garrett

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English



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  • Organic gardening.,
  • Organic gardening -- Texas.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJ. Howard Garrett.
LC ClassificationsSB453.5 .G36 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1270316M
ISBN 10029272781X, 0292727801
LC Control Number95001488

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This short organic gardening book is an incredible introduction to organic soil biology. In just a spoonful of organic garden soil, there are more microorganisms than the number of people on earth. The primer includes information on the soil food web – the community of organisms living in soil – and how the web relates to soil health.   The self-published, spiral-bound book overflowed with charts, lists and nitty-gritty advice — precisely the information needed in a place with gumbo soil and a wet subtropical climate, a place. The Dirt Doctor, Howard Garrett, explains the different types of cornmeal and how to use them for organic gardening. More info at The natural way to control weeds is to build the soil by increasing the organic matter and most weeds won’t be a problem. In the interim, hand pull problem weeds, spot spray with vinegar-based herbicides and apply corn gluten meal at 20 lbs./1, sq. feet spring and fall prior to seed germination.

This book shows you how to have healthy soil and recommends environmentally safe products and even some homemade remedies to control pests and diseases in your garden. It describes more than food plants and gives specific information on the growth habits, culture, harvest, and storage of . In this revised and updated edition of The Dirt Doctor's Guide to Organic Gardening, he uses a question-and-answer format to present a wealth of new information on organic gardening, landscaping, pest control, and natural living. The book also incorporates valuable feedback and suggestions from gardeners who've successfully used Howard's methods/5(4). The Truth About Organic Gardening / Jeff Gillman This is a good book for anyone contemplating using poisons in your garden to rid yourself of any type of pest as he goes through all the options both organic and non-organic and gives you a researched option on its benefits, drawbacks and his conclusions on each technique. If you are new to /5(18). Teaming With Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis. This book is a very thorough tour of life in the soil. It has terrific photos of the various critters in the soil and explains the natural organic approach in a fresh and unapologetic way. Wheat Belly by Dr. William Davis. A renowned cardiologist.