Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Kombucha
by Roseinarosecity Today at 11:25 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by trolleydriver Today at 11:24 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 11:06 pm

» My first SFGs in 11 years
by phoeg Today at 10:53 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by newbeone Today at 10:29 pm

» Getting Started--It's snowing here today :)
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 10:24 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 10:06 pm

» Mustard Greens
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:52 pm

» Spaghetti Squash Recipes
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:50 pm

» N & C Midwest: April 2017!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:41 pm

» A spring day that was da pits.
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:28 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by plantoid Today at 7:28 pm

» Double summer squash flower
by RC3291 Today at 7:22 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by kauairosina Today at 7:17 pm

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by MeghanSTL Today at 5:41 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 Today at 4:00 pm

» garden ready need better weather
by bigblue94 Today at 1:41 pm

» Ideas needed
by camprn Today at 12:41 pm

» Amaranth
by countrynaturals Today at 10:56 am

» Three Sisters Thursday
by Turan Today at 10:13 am

» Store Bought Compost
by mlpii66 Today at 9:14 am

» Sprouting seeds
by camprn Today at 6:28 am

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by AtlantaMarie Today at 4:24 am

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie Today at 4:21 am

» Japanese Beetle Grub Insecticide
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:36 pm

» New England April 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:55 pm

» who has chickens
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 7:45 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in April 2017?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 12:34 pm

» Geezer's 17
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:25 am

» Compost for Mel's Mix
by Banned Member Yesterday at 10:12 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Book suggestions?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Book suggestions?

Post  middlemamma on 7/10/2010, 2:51 am

Other than Mel's of course.

I like having reference material. What I want is a book, or books that teach me about the individual plants and their needs. Geared toward vegtables is great. Also towards attracting bees and butterflies. I like pictures...I am a very visual person.

Any suggestions?
avatar
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Age : 39
Location : Post Falls Idaho and LOVING it

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Book suggestions?

Post  Chopper on 7/10/2010, 3:16 am

I would be lost without Sunset's Western Garden Guide and I believe it covers Idaho. It has pics but is pretty broad in scope.

Chopper

Female Posts : 2467
Join date : 2010-05-05
Age : 61
Location : Warner Springs, CA USDA Zone 8a, Sunset Zone 7 (I think)

View user profile http://thezimmermannfamilytoo.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Book suggestions?

Post  silverbug on 7/10/2010, 7:39 am

I just picked up and have been loving, Rodale's Vegetable Garden Problem Solver (the best and latest advice for beating pests, diseases, and wees and staying a step ahead of trouble in the garden). It's got an alphabetized listing of common veggies, their needs, a variety of common and some not so common ailments, the best way to start plants, keep them healthy, etc...It's not a huge tome, it's practical, and I've been using it nearly daily just to enjoy for future garden planning and to see what I need to do if I choose to be more proactive about my pest problems, etc....LOVE it and think it's the best book purchase I've made, second to Mel's SFG book.

silverbug

Female Posts : 185
Join date : 2010-04-17
Age : 47
Location : Wauwatosa, WI (zone 5a)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Book suggestions?

Post  camprn on 7/10/2010, 8:26 am

There are a few previous posts about gardening reference books.
avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14111
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Book suggestions?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum