Format:
Book
Author:
Stewart, Keith, 1944-
Title:
Storey's guide to growing organic vegetables & herbs for market / by Keith Stewart.
Publisher, Date:
North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2013.
Description:
559 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Keith Stewart addresses everything you need to know to successfully grow and market organic vegetables and herbs, covering land, equipment, crop mix, growing techniques, irrigation, soil fertility, pests, greenhouses, harvesting, storage, labor, debt, customer management, sales, accounting, and much more. With this comprehensive guide, you can turn your dream of a thriving farm into a profitable reality.
Subjects:
Organic gardening.
Farmers' markets.
Vegetables -- Organic farming.
Herbs -- Organic farming.
Other Title:
Guide to growing organic vegetables & herbs for market
Growing organic vegetables and herbs for market
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-538) and index.
Contents:
Thinking about becoming a farmer? -- Looking for a place of your own -- The farm plan -- Tractors and tractor implements -- Small equipment and tools -- The greenhouse -- Growing under cover -- Irrigation -- Managing your soil -- Cover crops and green manures -- Crop rotation -- Building fertility -- Our most profitable crops -- Garlic our signature crop -- Let's not forget herbs -- Harvesting and storage -- Marketing what you grow -- More on farmers' markets -- Marketing through the seasons -- Regarding weeds -- The four-legged competition -- Insects and diseases -- Running a business -- Looking after number one.
LCCN:
2012032604
ISBN:
9781603425711 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1603425713 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781612120072 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1612120075 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Other Number:
792889581
System Availability:
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Current Holds:
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Control Number:
726971
Course Reserves:
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