The Art of Companion Planting with Bulbs, Tubers and Rhizomes [EPUB]
12 March 2014, 09:37
2013 | EPUB | 1.32MB
Companion planting is a phrase that has taken on many meanings for today's gardeners. Within the scientific community, companion planting is also called intercropping and is a form of polyculture, which describes a method of planting species of plants together for mutual benefit, usually in agricultural situations.
This book will introduce you to a variety of common bulbs, tubers and rhizomes used in companion planting, discuss the basic growing conditions, the benefits of the plants, and the best companion plants. As a bonus for all types of companion planting, there is special section on feeding your garden properly to ensure it grows big and healthy, and a chapter on garden maintenance. Case studies of real stories from real people, along with a list of resources to help you learn more about companion planting in general are also included.
Gardening—especially when using companion planting techniques—is a cathartic process full of learning and joy!
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