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For decades fruit growers have sprayed their trees with toxic chemicals in an attempt to control a range of insect and fungal pests. Yet it is possible to grow apples responsibly, by applying the intuitive knowledge of our great-grandparents with the fruits of modern scientific research and innovation. Since The Apple Grower first appeared in 1998, orchardist Michael Phillips has continued his research with apples, which have been called organic s final frontier. In this new edition of his widely …
Amazon / Brand: Chelsea Green
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Organic gardening just got easier with this encyclopedia of backyard farming! If you secretly (or not so secretly) dream of growing tomatoes, cucumbers, fruits, and herbs, and canning your own salsa on your very own farm, then this guide will show you everything you need to know. Called a treasure of the self-sufficient homesteading movement, you ll discover how to get rid of pests without using toxic chemicals, how to create your own nutritious, organic compost for your garden, and how to garden …
Amazon / Frugalchicken, LLC
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In Organic Hobby Farming, Andy Tomolonis, a longtime organic gardener, part-time hobby farmer, and award-winning Boston-area journalist, strips down the concept of “organic” and explains why natural farming has emerged as the healthiest and most viable method of growing for hobby farms and other small-scale operations. In addition to the improved taste and the appeal of excluding toxic materials, organic farming benefits farmers, their families, and the environment. It offers economic plusses …
Amazon / CompanionHouse Books
Price: 15.86 $