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Talking Dirt

The Dirt Diva's Down-to-Earth Guie to Organic Gardening

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Talking Dirt by Annie Spiegleman
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A lively and practical guide to organic gardening from a renowned garden expert. Annie Spiegelman's down-to-earth wit and wisdom create the perfect primer for anyone with a passion for home-grown veggies or fresh-cut flowers, no matter what their skill level, location, or resources. Includes advice on: -Learning to worship the worm and build a compost pile -Landscape designs-start small in order to create a basic plan for a plot -The secret to healthy soil (the only way to have a healthy garden) -Irrigation systems and strategies to conserve water -Proper pruning-from roses to trees -How to combine vegetables to make them thrive -How to let your garden go native and become drought tolerant -Edible landscaping and gardening in small spaces Talking Dirt is a one-stop handbook that features resources for shopping, learning, and promoting environmentally sound garden practices within local communities.

Author Biography

Raised in the asphalt jungle of New York City, with a can of Raid in her hand, Annie Spiegelman moved to the Bay Area over ten years ago and became a passionate environmentalist and Master Gardener. She is the author of two previous books on gardening (and life). ANNIE'S GARDEN JOURNAL: Some Thoughts on Roses, Life, Weeds, and Men and GROWING SEASONS: Half-baked Garden Tips, Cheap Advice on Marriage and Questionable Theories on Motherhood. Readers can visit her website at www.dirtdiva.com
Release date Australia
February 23rd, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
TarcherPerigee
Pages
304
Dimensions
138x194x17
ISBN-13
9780399535659
Product ID
3791755

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