Offers growing information for a wide selection of garden beans, including how to put beans to use year-round in the kitchen.
Describes the world's major citrus species and recommends those that perform well on California's central coast. Includes information on site selection, planting, nutrient needs and pruning. Lists varietal characteristics.
Offers information on climatic requirements, propagation, fertility, and irrigation for sweet and chile peppers. Includes varietal characteristics, recommendations, and seed sources.
Describes methods for growing potatoes without synthetic chemical inputs. Includes discussions of soil fertility, pest control, seed sources and variety characteristics.
Describes how to grow your own salad mix, including various categories of salad greens, timing, and cultural requirements. Includes recipe ideas.
Describes a wide range of garlic varieties and offers ideas for growing this popular crop using organic techniques.
Offers advice on growing this popular backyard crop, and discusses some of the many types of lettuce varieties available.
Describes a variety of Asian greens, including their history, cultural requirements, and recommended varieties.
Discusses the various types of stone fruits and some good choices for the home garden, along with growing requirements and cultural advice.
Describes apple rootstocks, training and pruning systems that can be used by backyard gardeners to establish an orchard in a limited space. Includes information on planting, fertility and rootstock characteristics.