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From Container to Kitchen
Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots

by D. J. Herda

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D. J. Herda is an award-winning freelance author, editor, and photojournalist who has written several thousand articles and more than 80 books, including Zen and the Art of Pond Building.  He is an avid organic gardener and test grower and has been writing extensively about growing fruits and vegetables for over 40 years.

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Are you trying to include more nutritious, local, sustainable food in your diet?  Unfortunately, organic options can be costly, and the produce sections of most supermarkets are packed with fruits and vegetables that have racked up more frequent flier miles than a rock band on world tour.  How can urban dwellers without ready access to fertile land enjoy the benefits of traditional gardening?  And for those with a yard, how do you maximize the harvest of fresh, healthy edibles?


There is a way!  Written for the novice home gardener as well as the seasoned pro, this fully illustrated, comprehensive guide is packed with "recipes for success" that will show you how to save up to 70% on your produce bill by growing fruits and vegetables in pots.  Topics include:

  • Selecting the right container size and location

  • Optimizing soil composition and nutrients

  • Managing light, water, and humidity

  • Choosing the best fruits and vegetables for container gardening

  • Eliminating pests and plant diseases naturally

  • Extending the harvest

So dig into this bumper crop of container gardening tips and techniques and unearth a whole new approach to growing your own food!

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From Container to Kitchen (New Society Publishers), by D. J. Herda, $19.95 Paperback.  Nonfiction.  Gardening, How-To, Alternative Health.  A complete compendium of information on growing produce in pots, written for the novice home gardener as well as the seasoned pro.  It’s everything you ever wanted to know about container gardening but were too “green” to ask.




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