Controlling Garden Weeds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-171

Controlling Garden Weeds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-171

by Barbara Pleasant


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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882667195
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/10/1997
Series: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin , #171
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 935,807
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.13(d)

About the Author

Barbara Pleasant has written about organic gardening and self-sufficient living for more than 30 years. Her books include Starter Vegetable Gardens, The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual, The Gardener’s Bug Book, The Gardener’s Weed Book, and The Gardener’s Guide to Plant Diseases

Table of Contents

Why Weeds?

Weed Seeds and Self-Propagation

The Weed Seed Bank

Solar-Powered Weeds

Underground Weeds

The Secrets of Weed Survival

The Weedy Advantage: Crop Mimicry

Masquerading Weeds

Weed-to-Plant Warfare

Fighting the War Against Weeds

Cover Crops

Cover Crops and Wide-Row Planting

Smother Crops


Hands-On Weeding

About Herbicides

Weed Disposal

Beware of Cultivating Invasive Plants

Ten Tips for Managing Your Weeds

The Brighter Side of Weeds

Index of Weed Illustrations

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