Crockett's Victory Garden Author:James Underwood Crockett Written in answer to thousands of vierwer requests, Crockett's Victory Garden is a month-by-month guide to gardening that is as informal and easy to understand as the enormously popular PBS-TV show itself. Jim Crockett has specially organized his book to follow the gardener's year (March through February) so that readers can pick up the cycle of... more » the season at any time and proceed from there. Whevever you get around to planting your garden, this book will tell you what you can still plant and expect to harvest before the season ends.
Every chapter contains a general introduction to the month and the basic tasks involved, a checklist of things to do, a Feature of the Month (e.g. planting and transplanting in April, soil preparation in November) alphabetically arranged entries for individual crops describing how each should be tended that month, and questions and answers from the show.
Directions are given for growing not only fresh vegetables (approximately 100 varieties), but also flowers, herbs, fruit trees, lawns and houseplants...« less