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How to grow squashes & pumpkins : a practical gardening guide for great results, with step-by-step techniques and 160 photographs / Richard Bird

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: London : Southwater, c2008Edition: 1st edDescription: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9781844765669 (pbk.)
  • 1844765660 (pbk.)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 635.62 22
LOC classification:
  • SB347 .B57 2008
  • SB347 .B57 2008
Contents:
types of squashes and pumpkins : Marrows and courgettes ; Pumpkins ; Squashes ; Cucumbers -- Planning and preparation : Types of soil ; Improving the soil ; Compost ; Soil fertility ; Digging the soil ; Weather problems ; Pests and diseases ; Tools and equipment -- Cultivating squashes and pumpkins : Growing in the vegetable plot ; Growing in the greenhouse ; Sowing in the open ; Sowing under glass ; Growing organically ; Growing marrows and courgettes ; Growing pumpkins ; Growing squashes ; Growing cucumbers ; Carving
Summary: Includes an illustrated gardener's guide to the different varieties of squashes and pumpkins, their history and cooking uses and step-by-step instructions for preparing the soil, growing under glass, providing support, harvesting and storing
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Books Books Centeral Library Second Floor - Biotechnology 635.62 B.R.H 2008 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 14303

Includes index

types of squashes and pumpkins : Marrows and courgettes ; Pumpkins ; Squashes ; Cucumbers -- Planning and preparation : Types of soil ; Improving the soil ; Compost ; Soil fertility ; Digging the soil ; Weather problems ; Pests and diseases ; Tools and equipment -- Cultivating squashes and pumpkins : Growing in the vegetable plot ; Growing in the greenhouse ; Sowing in the open ; Sowing under glass ; Growing organically ; Growing marrows and courgettes ; Growing pumpkins ; Growing squashes ; Growing cucumbers ; Carving

Includes an illustrated gardener's guide to the different varieties of squashes and pumpkins, their history and cooking uses and step-by-step instructions for preparing the soil, growing under glass, providing support, harvesting and storing

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