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The Vegetable Garden

H.C. Harrison
Revised:  8/6/2012
Item number:  A1989

Gardening is a universal hobby. A vegetable garden can provide nourishing food, healthful exercise and profitable leisure for people of all ages. Vegetable plants, like other living, growing things, have certain requirements. They need a good fertile soil, water, sunlight, and protection from their enemies. The successful gardener knows these requirements and carefully fulfills them at the right time.

This detailed publication covers all the fundamentals of vegetable gardening, including plant selection, management, and harvesting.

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