Gardening for geeks DIY tests, gadgets, and techniques that utilize microbiology, mathematics, and ecology to exponentially maximize the yield of your garden
—Wilhelmi, Christy.
Electronic Resource
2013

With Gardening for Geeks, you'll examine your ecosystem and discover how you can create the right environment for your plants. From analyzing meteorological patterns in order to plant productive beds to experimenting with the carbon and nitrogen levels in your soil, this book will teach you all about the developments and chemical reactions that occur at each phase of growth and how you can alter your planting techniques to construct the most thriving, productive garden possible. Each chapter also utilizes a wide range of inexpensive tests, gadgets, and methods that you can use to help evaluate, monitor, and enhance your plot. Complete with troubleshooting solutions and useful charts and graphs, Gardening for Geeks has everything you need to establish a beautiful and sustainable vegetable patch - one microclimate at a time!--COVER.

Item Details
Subjects:
Gardening.
Genre:
Electronic books.
ISBN:
9781440557804 (electronic bk.)
1440557802 (electronic bk.)
Publisher, Date:
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, c2013.
Description:
1 online resource : col. ill.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-213) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contents:
What's it all about?
Creating your garden ecosystem
Garden beds
All about soil
Planning your garden season
Small space/urban gardening
Planting nitty-gritty
Irrigation
Keeping order : Trellises and cages for crops
Pest control
Now pick it! (and then what?)
App.A. Browns and greens for your compost bin
App. B. Trusted seed companies
App. C. How to build an eight-plant tomato crib
App. D. Mounds : Naturally raised beds.
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