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ERIC Number: ED133437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
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A Reference Unit on Home Vegetable Gardening.
McCully, James S., Comp.; And Others
Designed to provide practical, up-to-date, basic information on home gardening for vocational agriculture students with only a limited knowledge of vegetable gardening, this reference unit includes step-by-step procedures for planning, planting, cultivating, harvesting, and processing vegetables in a small plot. Topics covered include plot selection, soil preparation, tools, selection of vegetable varieties, selection and ordering of seed, transplanting vegetables, planting the garden, care of the garden, and harvesting and processing. Appended material provides information about chemical weed control, insect identification and control, disease control, popular vegetable varieties, a list of seed companies, and notes on growing specific vegetables. The information is provided in question and answer format with numerous illustrations interspersed. (NJ)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.