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Author Morgan, Sally, 1957-

Title The Healthy vegetable garden : a natural, chemical-free approach to soil, biodiversity and managing pests and diseases / Sally Morgan.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2021]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  635.0484 MOR    AVAILABLE
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Description 215 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm
Contents Part 1. Building a healthy soil -- Part 2. Pests and predators -- Part 3. Plants -- Part 4. Boosting defenses -- Part 5. A-Z of pests and disease.
Summary "Whether you're an experienced gardener, homesteader, or market farmer, this A-Z, soil-to-table guide shows you how to reduce chemical inputs; naturally enrich your growing ecology; and create a hardy, nutrient-dense, and delicious crop. In The Healthy Vegetable Garden, expert organic gardener Sally Morgan explains how to use natural approaches to cope with the challenges of a changing climate through principles from regenerative gardening, agroecology, and permaculture-all to help your green space thrive. The Healthy Vegetable Garden shows you how to: Combat disease and keep pests at bay with natural predators, companion planting, and trap and barrier crops Choose the right plants to attract pollinators and pest predators Build a healthy soil full of organic matter, earthworms, and mycorrhizal fungi Regenerate soil through no-dig practices, composting, cover crops, and mulching Boost biodiversity through the use of crop rotations and polyculture Rewild your garden by creating a range of habitats, making use of walls and fences, log piles, water features, and wild corners Understand plant defenses and use biocontrols Make natural barriers, traps, and lures A healthy, productive garden should work in harmony with nature to produce and protect delicious fruits and vegetables and build a rich soil that is full of life. With The Healthy Vegetable Garden, growers of all levels will start reducing incidents of pests and diseases while creating a verdant habitat-all without the need for fertilizers, pesticides, or weedkillers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Vegetable gardening -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Biointensive gardening.
Organic gardening.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Added Title Natural, chemical-free approach to soil, biodiversity and managing pests and diseases
ISBN 9781645020646
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