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GROWING GREEN: ANIMAL-FREE ORGANIC TECHNIQUES
by Jenny Hall and Iain Tolhurst --
25% OFF THE RETAIL PRICE OF $35!
The way to Veganic farming, Growing Green: Animal-Free
Organic Techniques is an essential guide to
organic growing and is perfect for absolute beginners
as well as experienced professionals. This book
introduces the concept of stockfree-organic and shows,
through case studies, that when growers abandon the use
of slaughterhouse by-products and manures they can be
rewarded with healthier crops, less weeds, pests and
Until now there have been no comprehensive guidelines
on how to follow the organic standards at the different
scales of vegetable production, from using tractors, to
small machinery, to hand tools. This practical and
easy-to-follow guide answers:
--What tools and machinery will I need?
--What are the benefits of compost?
--How do I manage different green manures?
--Can I make seed compost without slaughterhouse by-products?
--What rotations should I use for year-round vegetable supply?
--How do I grow, harvest and store 60 different vegetables?
--How can I weed without chemicals?
--How can I reduce pest and diseases?
--How can I encourage wildlife?
--Where should I sell my produce?
--How can I ensure that I am reducing my ecological footprint?
An invaluable guide for the grower, researcher, and
student, this book will prove to be an important step
forward for the organic movement. (paperback, 328