The Humboldt Kitchen Gardener: A Concise Guide to Raising Organic Vegetables and Fruits in the Greater Humboldt County Region (THIS ITEM NO LONGER AVAILABLE HERE)
by Eddie Tanner, Illustrations by Katie Harbaugh
AVAILABILITY: Readily Available
Publication Date: 2008
Publisher: Eddie Tanner
Topics: Gardening, Organic Vegetables and Fruits, Humboldt County
Condition: NO LONGER AVAILABLE HERE
Description: THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FROM 100FIRES.COM. PLEASE CONTACT THE AUTHOR DIRECTLY THROUGH HIS WEBSITE BELOW.
This book is a straight-forward handbook on organic gardening techniques to help you succesfully raise organic food for yourself, your family, and your friends in the Humboldt county region. From preparing a new garden to maintaining fertility, from sowing seed to saving seed, step-by-step instructions and concise overviews help you garden every step of the way!
The book offers concise overviews of Site Planning, Bed Preparation, Soil Fertility, Composting, Cover Crops, Crop Rotation, Seed Starting, Crop Spacing, Garden Pests, Irrigation, and more. It also includes Planting Calendars for coastal and inland Humboldt County, a Winter Gardening Guide, and tips on locally adapted Fruit Tree Varieties. Ever wondered how you get your onions to store well? That's in there, too. If you're new to gardening, new to Humboldt county, or just want some extra pointers, this is the book for you!
Eddie Tanner is the owner of Deep-Seeded Community Farm in Arcata (www.ArcataCSA.com). He has been farming and gardening professionally in Humboldt County since 1999. He was a teacher of Community Agriculture at Humboldt State University and leads gardening workshops locally.
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