Table of Contents for Guide to Indiana Vegetable Gardening


Gardening in Indiana
7(16)
Roots of Midwest Gardening
16(17)
A History
16(5)
The Seasons
21(1)
Understanding Soils
22(1)
The Value of Organic Matter
23(1)
Composting
24(2)
Major Elements
26(1)
Soil pH
27(1)
Understanding Fertilizers
28(1)
Soils for Container Gardens
29(1)
How Plants Grow
30(3)
Growing Vegetables in the Home Garden
33(147)
Location
33(1)
Size
34(1)
Rows vs. Beds
34(2)
Hotbeds and Cold Frames
36(1)
Garden Tools
36(1)
Vertical Gardens
37(1)
Container Gardens
38(1)
Selecting Varieties
38(1)
Starting Transplants from Seed
39(2)
Transplanting Seedlings
41(1)
Direct Seeding
42(2)
Buying Transplants
44(1)
Soil Preparation
44(1)
When to Plant
45(1)
How to Plant
46(1)
Watering
46(1)
Mulching
47(1)
Fertilizing
48(1)
Insect and Disease Problems
48(2)
Weed Control
50(1)
Organic Gardening
51(129)
Growing Herbs in the Home Garden
180(38)
Planting Herbs
181(1)
Pest Control
181(1)
Harvesting Herbs
182(1)
Drying Herbs
182(36)
Growing Fruits in the Home Garden
218(50)
Planning the Fruit Garden
220(3)
Planting the Fruit Garden
223(2)
Caring for the Fruit Garden
225(2)
Weed Control
227(1)
Bird Control
227(41)
Suppliers 268(3)
Glossary 271(6)
Bibliography 277(2)
Index 279(9)
About the Author 288