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Resilient Gardens - Linda Gilkeson

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Resilient Gardens 2016: Climate Change, Stress Disorders, Pest Update. 2016

**NEW in 2016**

ISBN: 978-0-9917335-1-4. 68 pp. Softcover

Here is what gardeners on the coast of British Columbia and Washington need to know to adapt their gardening methods to drier, warmer summers, water shortages and extreme weather patterns. Chapters also cover the changing climate, effects of environmental stress on plants, including stress disorders of tomatoes, apples and other crops. The second part of the publication updates information on key pests and diseases of ornamentals and food gardens, including spotted wing Drosophila, European chafer, clubroot, powdery mildew and rabbits.

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West Coast Gardening - Natural Insect Weed and Disease Control

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West Coast Gardening: Natural Insect, Weed and Disease Control. 2nd edition. 2013
ISBN 978-0-9917335-0-7. 203 pp. Softcover.

Everything a Pacific Northwest organic gardener needs to know to manage pests, diseases and weeds for vegetable and fruit gardens, lawns, roses and other ornamentals.

This completely revised and expanded edition has over 140 detailed entries (35 new insects and diseases have been added to this edition) with updated information on safe, effective methods. Companion web pages display the colour versions of over 200 book illustrations plus additional photographs of pest and diseases.

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Backyard Bounty by Linda Gilkeson

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Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest. 2011. New Society Publishers. ISBN: 9780865716841. 292 pp. Softcover.

Plenty of basic information for beginning gardeners as well as experienced gardeners who want to produce more food in the space they have.  Chapters cover:

  • Planning your garden and preparing the soil
  • Organic fertilizers and simplified composting
  • Sowing, growing healthy seedlings, transplanting, watering, easy weeding, and mulching
  • Planting for winter harvests, intensive planting schedules
  • Growing fruit, simple pruning methods
  • Food in greenhouses, tunnels and containers
  • Saving seeds
  • Organic pest management, and more.

Includes a month by month garden schedule for year-round harvests and features plant profiles for everything from apples to zucchini.

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Year Around Harvest, Linda Gilkeson

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Year-Around Harvest: Winter Gardening on the Coast. 2nd edition. 2010. 70 pages.

This is an newly updated edition, packed with tips on how to keep fresh food on the table all year. Includes detailed information on over 20 kinds of winter hardy vegetables, what to grow, when to plant and simple cold protection methods. Also covers curing and storing fresh fruit and vegetables, managing common pests (organically) and simple seed saving.

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