Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: University Press of Florida (March 12, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 8.9 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
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Very excited to find a book about Florida specific organic gardening. The soil in Florida is so varied and the temps so high in summer is great to find a source that walks one through those obstacles. The book list planting times and methods for the various Florida regions as well as telling you what not to bother with in the garden.I'm finding a fabulous source of information.I'm updating my review since I've now had the book for several months. Poor book is so dog-eared from me dragging it outside and reading and re-reading. I can not say enough good things about how helpful this book has been. If you live in Florida and you want to garden this will be your go to guide.
I have been organic gardening all along but didn't always find what to do if being over run by aphids. Insects are the biggest problem in Gardening in Florida. This is the first book I foound on organic vegetable gardening, always before they were talking about flower gardening.
Unlike so many books on Florida gardening, this one doesn't end at the lake. It gives realistic, practical advice for FL gardeners anywhere in the state and I used it as soon as I got it. I wanted to know when to harvest my pineapple and they had the answer. Thank you for not forgetting the southern tip.
Great reference guide for Florida gardeners with info for all of us, including South Florida, where the rules are different. Packed with practical advice and tips valuable for the first-timer and the longtime gardener. This book is long overdue!
Florida gardening is a completely different ball game from the rest of our country! This is a thoroughly concise work devoted to vegetable gardening in the north, central, & southern sections of Florida. Covers planting guides, plant families, crop rotations, pest/diseases. Rich resources & index. It's my go-to book for all my Florida vegetable gardening questions.
I have a large garden and would have benefitted from more info on gardening on a larger scale. But, this book still has LOTS of useful info. I particularly liked that they broke the state up into north, central, and south regions with specific info for each.
I am participating in a community garden at my church to give the vegetables we grow to the needy who also get food from our food bank. Since I live in Central Florida I found the most helpful part of the book was the section about what to plant in Central Florida. Also, I haven't had a vegetable garden for 35 years so I found this book a good refresher course.
Essential reading for Florida vegatable gardeners. The book extensively covers the unique challenges and opportunities in Florida gardening.
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