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The University of Tennessee, June 1999
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|Resource title||Growing Vegetables in Home Gardens|
|Author(s)||Agricultural Extension Service|
|Publication/ source||The University of Tennessee|
|Date published||June 1999|
|Summary text/ abstract||Gardening can be highly rewarding, but it is not without problems and efforts. A successful garden requires a good site, careful planning, good management and considerable hard work. Insects, diseases and weeds require control measures. Acidic, infertile, poorly drained or sandy soil may have to be improved. Shade and extremes of moisture and temperature are other problems that must be overcome for a garden to be successful. For those willing to plan carefully and to perform timely gardening tasks, gardening can be very worthwhile. A vegetable garden can produce a steady supply of vegetables from spring to fall. These vegetables can be harvested at optimum maturity and eaten or preserved while fresh. Fresh vegetables may be higher in flavor and nutritive value and lower in cost than purchased vegetables, which may have been harvested several days earlier. Vegetable production provides healthful exercise and an interesting outdoor activity for the entire family.|
|Library categories||Food & Agriculture, Simplicity|
Growing Vegetables in Home Gardens [245.8 kilobytes]
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