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Gardening Organic

Grow Organic

A Simple Guide to Nova Scotia Vegetable Gardening

by (author) Elizabeth Peirce

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Mar 2010
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2010
    List Price

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Grow Organic deals with specifically Nova Scotian issues, giving advice about our growing season, which types of vegetables grow best here, and where to get local organic seeds. The book also contains a chapter of inspirational profiles of specific gardeners and farmers from around the province. The book is written in a friendly, straightforward manner, and is intended as a simple and accessible guide for people with a specific interest in organic vegetable gardening. It includes many illustrative photographs and recipes.

About the author

Depending on the season, Elizabeth Peirce is a writer, gardener, and English professor. She has worked in vegetable gardens since she was old enough to hold a watering can and is passionate about local food and food security issues. She is the author of several books, including Grow Organic: A Simple Guide to Nova Scotia Vegetable Gardening, and is the editor of In the Great Days of Sail. She lives in Halifax.

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  • Winner, APMA Best Atlantic-Published Book Award

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