War Gardens
A Pocket Guide for Home Vegetable Growers
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War Gardens A Pocket Guide for Home Vegetable Growers

By Montague Free
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Table of Contents
  • CONTENTS
  • PREFACE
  • I THE VALUE OF BACK-YARD AND VACANT-LOT GARDENING
  • II HOW TO MAKE A START—COMMUNITY GARDENS
  • III TOOLS
  • IV THE SITE—THE SOIL AND ITS PREPARATION
  • V FERTILIZERS
  • VI THE KINDS OF VEGETABLES TO GROW
  • VII PLANNING THE GARDEN
  • VIII SEEDS, SEED-SOWING, AND TRANSPLANTING
  • IX HOEING AND THINNING
  • X STAKING AND TYING
  • XI INSECT ENEMIES
    • STOMACH POISONS FOR BITING INSECTS
      • Lead-arsenate Solution
      • Paris Green
      • Pyrethrum Powder
      • Hellebore Powder
    • CONTACT INSECTICIDES FOR SUCKING INSECTS
      • Soap Solution
      • Nicotine Solution
      • Resin Fish-oil Soap
    • POISON BAIT FOR CUTWORMS
  • XII PLANT DISEASES
  • XIII THE CULTURE OF VEGETABLES IN DETAIL
  • XIV HARVESTING AND STORING
    • Root, Tuber, and Bulb Crops
    • Leaf Crops
    • Seed or Fruit Crops
  • APPENDIX
    • Table I
    • Table II
    • Table III
    • Table IV
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