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Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, 35th Anniversary Edition

The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening

7-1/4 x 9; $24.95

368 pages

ISBN: 9781570619724

Completely revised from cover to cover, this is the 35th anniversary release of Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, the bible to organic vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Now in its seventh edition, the book has been thoroughly updated and includes a new formula for complete organic fertilizer and how to tweak it for a variety of different soil conditions, how-to sections for herbs and ornamental plants, new organization for better usability, updated sources for appropriate seed suppliers, and information about natural pest controls.

Steve Solomon has been writing Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades since 1979. He has homesteaded in Oregon because he believed in living self-sufficiently, and he is the founder of the Territorial Seed Company. Marina McShane joined the Territorial Seed Company in 1981 working in the seed room and helping in the trial grounds. That intensive immersion into the philosophy and practices of the organic gardening of vegetables still informs her approach.

"Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades...is our best regional reference for growing organic vegetables. When-to-plant and how-to-grow advice is unsurpassed." 
—Sunset Magazine

"[A] new, completely rewritten-from-front-to-back edition of an indispensable classic."
—Eugene Weekly
 
“For years I’ve used a recipe for complete organic fertilizer that originally came from Steve Solomon’s Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades.”
—Growing Gardens
 
“For a great schedule of what to plant and when, Steve Solomon’s Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades is a great resource—for this and all other topics related to vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest.”
—Actively Northwest
 
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