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Growing Plants from Seed

Author : George Abraham
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A guide for first-time seed growers addresses soil mixtures, lighting, types of seed, seed-starting kits, and more to help any gardener experience the rewarding feeling of growing flowers and vegetables from seed. Original.

The New Seed Starter s Handbook

Author : Nancy Bubel
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Describes the advantages of starting seeds indoors, discusses containers, growing media, light, and water, and tells how to transplant young plants into the garden

The Pepper Seed Starting Guide

Author : GrowHotPeppers.com
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When I first started growing peppers, I couldn't find complete, step-by-step instructions that explained every part of each indoor growing phase, from seeds to outdoor-ready plants. This ebook is here to help. The Pepper Seed-Starting Guide ​is designed for beginners who want to grow their own food. ​(By the way, you can use this information to grow lots of other veggies including tomatoes, eggplants and squash.) Besides the essential steps ​of germination, watering and hardening off your plants, you'll also learn everything you need to know ​including planning your pepper garden, prepping your seeds, preventing bugs, ​sowing seeds using three different growing media, ​fertilizing, potting up your seedlings and pruning your plants for larger growth​. Those topics, and a lot more, are covered ​in this 95-page ebook.

Starting Seeds

Author : Barbara W. Ellis
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Get a jump on the gardening season! In this Storey BASICS® guide, Barbara Ellis provides the basic information that you need to start a variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers from seed. Ellis shares simple, proven techniques for sowing seeds, managing indoor plants, and creating proper growing conditions so your seedlings can thrive. Packed with expert advice suitable for both beginners and experienced gardeners, Starting Seeds will inspire you to plant a seed and watch it grow.

Growing Australian Native Plants from Seed

Author : Murray Ralph
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Growing Australian Native Plants from Seed is the most comprehensive book available on growing native plants from seed. The practical book includes information on how to germinate seeds, growing seedlings in containers and species suitable for direst seeding. Details are provided on growing over one thousand native plant genera and thousands of individual species.

Growing Colorado Plants from Seed

Author : K. C. Vories
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Information included relates to seed procurement, pretreatment, laboratory germination, and culture of 127 Colorado shrub species. Also included are 234 literature citations, a list of the Colorado shrub species that have been evaluated by USDA Soil Conservation Plant Materials Centers, addresses of plant material centers in the western United States, a list of the commercial suppliers of Colorado shrub, seed, seed-lings, and transplants, and a list of the addresses of commercial suppliers of Colorado shrubs.

Growing Colorado Plants from Seed

Author : Kimery C. Vories
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Seed to Seed

Author : Suzanne Ashworth
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A complete seed-saving guide of 160 vegetables, including detailed info on each vegetable.

Growing Trees from Seed

Author : Henry Kock
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Provides information on growing native trees, vines, and shrubs from seeds, covering such topics as how to extract a seed, treating and germinating a seed, growth rate, and transplanting.

How Do Plants Make and Spread Their Seeds

Author : Ruth Owen
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When you blow the fluttering fluff off a dandelion, what is the result? From acorns to pine cones, milk weed to walnuts, plants have a multitude of ways of spreading their seeds and ensuring more plants of their kind grow and multiply. Readers will delve into this vital science topic with zeal as they learn not only the ways plants spread their seeds, but how the seeds themselves are created.

From Seed to Plant

Author : Gail Gibbons
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"Gail Gibbons is known for her ability to bring the nonfiction world into focus for young students. Through pictures, captions, and text, this book provides a window into the world of growing things...Erin Mallon complements Gibbons’s text with a clear, clipped, and purposeful narration." -AudioFile Magazine

Vegetable Growing Handbook

Author : W.E. Splittstoesser
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This manual is designed for home gardeners and small commercial vegetable growers. The author provides information on the scientific concepts upon which vegetable growing is based and on practical methods for growing vegetables. Features include a chapter on the nutritional value of vegetables and sections on hydroponics, the economics of gardening, the Delaney clause, food additives, natural toxicants and organic vegetables. The author covers soil propagation and composition, identification of pests and the use of pesticides, plant growth, planting schedules, vegetable classification and the preservation of vegetables.

Taylor s Guide to Growing North America s Favorite Plants

Author : Barbara Ellis
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Covers purchasing, growing, and caring for the most popular plants

Seeds

Author : Jekka McVicar
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This is a fully comprehensive guide to please even the most thorough grower. Beginning with an overview of the nature of seeds, including how they are pollinated and fertilised, Jekka McVicar draws on her extensive experience of farming herbs, describing when and how to harvest, sort and store each seed.

From Seed to Bloom

Author : Eileen Powell
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Easy-to-understand plant-by-plant chart format includes information on zones, sowing, germination, light, soil, care, and propagation.

Seed Sowing and Saving

Author : Carole B. Turner
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Hands-on instructions for sowing seeds from more than 100 common vegetables, annuals, perennials, herbs, and wildflowers.

The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds

Author : Robert E. Gough
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Enjoy your favorite varieties of garden plants year after year with this comprehensive guide to gathering, preparing, and planting seeds. Authors Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough provide simple instructions that clearly explain the whole process, from basic plant biology to proper seed storage and successful propagation. Gardeners of any experience level will find all the information they need to preserve genetic diversity, cut costs, and extend the life of their favorite plants to the next generation and beyond.

Heirloom Vegetable Gardening

Author : William Woys Weaver
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"This book is sure to be a modern classic and is one of the most important books on gardening in the current century." —Jere Gettle, founder, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds Heirloom Vegetable Gardening has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors, and history in their produce. This updated edition has been improved throughout with growing zones, advice, and new plant entries. Line art has been replaced with lush, full-color photography. Yet at the core, this book delivers on the same promise it made two decades ago: It’s a comprehensive guide based on meticulous first-person research to these 300+ plants, making it a book to come back to season after season.

How Do Plants Grow

Author : Louise Spilsbury
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Explains how plants grow from seeds, develop into plants with leaves and flowers, and make the food they need to live.

Farm gardening and Seed growing

Author : Francis Brill
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