From The Back Acres, A Humorous Guide to Organic Gardening by Ed Back

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A humorous yet serious guide to Organic Gardening and country living. Located in the Pacific Northwest, the organic gardening guidelines and country living anecdotes apply to any part of the country. Written by Award Winning Organic Gardening and Country Living Columnist Ed Back, who uses several farm animals, especially the talking geese Tom and Barbara to help tell the stories of life in the country while providing the reader with a wealth of information on the crafts and skills of gardening, with emohasis on organic gardening.
The reader will find answers to dozens of questions about this exploding "green" hobby, from how to make compost, to making manure tea to herbal tea.
The talking geese, Tom and Barbara, will help the reader understand how best to deal with pests such as blackberry vines, slugs, moles and even the next door neighbor's dogs. The book is the culmination of years of Award Winning columns with the same title as the book.
The story is told in over 200 pages with more than 80 photos in brilliant color.
Author's Note: Areading device with a color display, such as a personal computer, is necessary to view the photos in color. Otherwise, they are still visible, but only in black and white.

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Published June 12, 2010 by Ed Back. 327 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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