Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening, 2nd Edition
Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles for Arizona, Nevada & New Mexico Gardens
by Jacqueline Soule
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Pub Date 15 Mar 2022 | Archive Date 8 Mar 2022
Quarto Publishing Group – Cool Springs Press, Cool Springs Press
Growing in the Southwest isn’t easy. It’s either too hot or too cold and often very dry. The region hosts a range of soils and climate conditions that can be difficult for a gardener to navigate. That’s why this region-specific garden guide is a must-have for every Southwestern gardener!
Botanist Jacqueline Soule simplifies the ins and outs of gardening in the Southwest and serves as your guide to success. Regardless of whether you’re tending an in-ground plot, a small container garden, or a series of raised beds, Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is an invaluable resource. You’ll find: Detailed profiles of over 60 edible plants that thrive in the region’s distinctive growing conditions, including favorites like tomatoes, sweet potatoes, summer squash, hot peppers, and pomegranates—plus popular herbsInformation on soil preparation, starting seeds, fertilizer tips, and moreTechniques for safely managing the Southwest’s most troublesome vegetable garden pestsHelpful planting tips to keep you on trackGarden maintenance advice to ensure a lush, productive, and high-yielding garden Regardless of whether you’re a first-time grower or an experienced Master Gardener, the modern varieties and well-researched gardening information found here will have you going from seed to harvest with confidence and know-how.
Southwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is part of the regional Fruit & Vegetable Gardening series from Cool Springs Press. Other books in the series include CaliforniaFruit & Vegetable Gardening, Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Gardening, TexasFruit & Vegetable Gardening, and many others.
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Gardening is all about enjoying nature. It is the perfect fun activity for kids, parents, and grandparents.
If you love to garden, Jacqueline Soule's book is a must read. It is written for gardening in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico, but is adaptable to other regions. Even if vegetable gardening is not for you, this picturesque book has a treasure trove of information on beautiful trees and bushes.
Gardening is not just for spring and summer. The author shares a variety of vegetables and herbs that can be grown during the colder months. Souls provides a list of tools, soil information, a guide for picking plants and seeds. Additionally included are comprehensive tips on controlling pests, weeds, proper watering, and maintaining the plants. Soule instructs on growing gorgeous vegtables, herbs, nuts, and fruit in step-by-step detail. The book will be published March 15, 2022.
Thank you NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group - Cool Springs Press, for the honor of reviewing this extraordinary book on gardening. It was a sheer delight!