The New Seed-Starter's Handbook

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The New Seed-Starter's Handbook

By Nancy Bubel

Rodale Books, Paperback, 9780878577521, 385pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 1988


"The New Seed-Starter's Handbook" by Nancy Bubel

Why start plants from seed?

* Earlier harvests
* Greater variety
* Healthier seedlings
* Lower costs
* Satisfaction

For the most complete, up-to-date information on starting plants from seed, turn to "The New Seed-Starter's Handbook." Written by a gardener with 30 years of experience, this easy-to-use reference explains everything you need to know to start seeds and raise healthy seedlings "successfully." You'll find:

* The latest research in seed starting
* The best growing media
* The newest gardening materials
* Solutions to seed-starting problems
* Source lists for seeds and hard-to-find gardening supplies

And An encyclopedia section lists "more than 200 plants--"including vegetables and fruits, garden flowers, wildflowers, herbs, trees, and shrubs--with details on how to start each from seed.

About the Author
Nancy Bubel, co-author of the classic best-selling guide, "Root Cellaring", was a gardening columnist for "Country Journal" magazine and wrote for "Mother Earth News", "Organic Gardening", "Horticulture", "Family Circle", "Woman's Day" and "New Shelter" magazines. She was a member of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Society for Economic Botany, and a life member of both the Seed Savers Exchange and the Friends of the Trees Society.