The Vegetable Garden: A Manual for the Amateur Vegetable Gardener


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(4.7 stars; 8 reviews)

This book is a good reference on vegetable gardening. It covers the economic value of a vegetable garden, planning and locating the garden, maintaining soil fertility, hotbeds, garden tools, sowing seeds, transplanting seedlings, growing and storing vegetables, managing garden pests, and fall garden work.(Summary by A.L. Gramour) (5 hr 39 min)

Chapters

01- The Sanitary and Economic Value of the Kitchen Garden 11:19 Read by Michael Packard
02- The Location of the Garden 12:08 Read by Esther
03- Planning the Garden 8:33 Read by Lily-LLM
04- How To Maintain Fertility-part 1 12:29 Read by Garth Burton
05- How To Maintain Fertility-part 2 11:45 Read by Garth Burton
06- The Construction and Care of Hotbeds, Cold frames, and Pits-part 1 23:39 Read by Cheri Gardner
07- The Construction and Care of Hotbeds, Cold frames, and Pits-part 2 20:30 Read by Cheri Gardner
08- On the Sowing of Seed 12:32 Read by Cheri Gardner
09- Transplanting 14:50 Read by Garth Burton
10- Tools which Make Gardening Easy 9:33 Read by Esther
11- On the Growing of Various Vegetables-part 1 20:14 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
12- On the Growing of Various Vegetables-part 2 17:07 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
13- On the Growing of Various Vegetables-part 3 13:44 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
14- Root Vegetables-part 1 19:13 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
15- Root Vegetables-part 2 23:23 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
16- Root Vegetables-part 3 7:53 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
17- Vine Vegetables and Fruits-part 1 13:41 Read by Stephanie Lee
18- Vine Vegetables and Fruits-part 2 8:50 Read by Stephanie Lee
19- Greens and Salad Vegetables 16:27 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
20- Perennial Vegetables 24:50 Read by Amy Gramour
21- Storing Vegetables in Winter 8:51 Read by Garth Burton
22- The Garden's Enemies 17:41 Read by Pat Dages
23- Fall Work in the Garden 10:44 Read by Pat Dages