Linda A Gilkeson

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Backyard Bounty



Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest. 2018. New Society Publishers.

ISBN: 9780865718418. Softcover.

Now completely updated and expanded, Backyard Bounty will demystify gardening, bringing it back to the down-to-earth, environmentally practical activity that anyone can enjoy.

  • Planning your garden and preparing the soil
  • Organic fertilizers and simplified composting
  • Planting for winter harvests and intensive planting schedules
  • Adapting to weird weather and the changing climate
  • Greenhouses, tunnels and containers
  • Organic pest, disease and weed management.

Packed with a wealth of information specific to the Pacific Northwest, this complete guide emphasizes low-maintenance methods, covers common pests and how to make gardens more resilient to the changing climate, includes a monthly garden schedule for year-round planting and harvesting, and features plant profiles for everything from apples to zucchini.

Perfect for novice and experienced gardeners alike, Backyard Bounty shows how even the smallest garden can produce a surprising amount of food twelve months of the year.

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West Coast Gardening - Natural Insect Weed and Disease Control

Updated 3rd edition, 2023

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West Coast Gardening: Natural Insect, Weed and Disease Control, 3rd edition, 2023
ISBN 978-0-9917335-5-2. 242 pp. Softcover. 330 illustrations.

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 features:

  • Over 20 additional pest and disease entries
  • New information on damage caused by extreme weather
  • Updated material on attracting and protecting beneficial insects

Over 150 illustrated entries provide detailed information on safe, effective methods for preventing damage and managing problems. See the companion web pages for colour photos of pest, diseases and beneficial insects shown the text.

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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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