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War gardens : a pocket guide for home vegetable growers / by Montague Free.

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Free, Montague, 1885-1965
War gardens : a pocket guide for home vegetable growers / by Montague Free.
New York, New York: Harper & brothers, 1918
113 p. ; 18 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] War gardens

[Half-title] War gardens

[Title page] War gardens: a pocket guide for home vegetable gardens

Contents

Preface

[Half-title] War gardens

I: The value of backyard and vacant-lot gardening, pp. 1-[4]

II: How to make a start-community gardens, pp. 5-[9]

III: Tools, pp. 10-[14]

IV: The site-the soil and its preparation, pp. 15-[25]

V: Fertilizers, pp. 26-[31]

VI: The kinds of vegetables to grow, pp. 32-[35]

VII: Planning the garden, pp. 36-[39]

VIII: Seeds, seed-sowing, and transplanting, pp. 40-[46]

IX: Hoeing and thinning, pp. 47-[50]

X: Staking and tying, pp. 51-52

XI: Insect Enemies, pp. 53-[63]

XII: Plant Diseases, pp. 64-[68]

XII: The culture of vegetables in detail, pp. 69-[99]

XIV: Harvesting and storing, pp. 100-[108]

Appendix, pp. 109-[114] ff.

[Cover]


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