Bob Flowerdew


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Composting
Bob's Basics
Bob Flowerdew, Bob Flowerdew
The best fertilizer for your organic garden is compost. It’s easy to make, economically friendly, and teeming with nutrients. In this highly useful installment of his Bob’s Basics series, Bob Flowerdew takes you through all the steps...



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Weeding Without Chemicals
Bob's Basics
Bob Flowerdew, Bob Flowerdew
The nuisance caused by weeds sprouting in your otherwise thriving garden may make you want to reach for the herbicide, but as Flowerdew writes in this installment of his Bob’s Basics series, weed control can be much more simple, inexpensive, and...



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Pruning, Training, and Tidying
Bob's Basics
Bob Flowerdew, Bob Flowerdew
What sets Bob Flowerdew’s Pruning, Training, and Tidying apart from other books on the subject is that it does not advise pruning every single plant in your garden. Rather, as Flowerdew puts it, this guide explains the simplest basics of...



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Companion Planting
Bob's Basics
Bob Flowerdew, Bob Flowerdew
According to Flowerdew, the key to successful organic gardening is working with nature, rather than against it, to get your plants to thrive. This practice is called companion planting, and it is explained in this volume with a style that is both...



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Sowing, Planting, Watering, and Feeding
Bob's Basics
Bob Flowerdew, Bob Flowerdew
You most likely already know that nurturing a planted seed is necessary for growing a healthy plant. But how do you know the right amount of water to give? What are the best kinds of organic fertilizers? How can you plant a seed to set it on the right...



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Simple Green Pest and Disease Control
Bob's Basics
Bob Flowerdew, Bob Flowerdew
One of the biggest challenges of growing an organic garden is keeping away pests and diseases without using harmful pesticides. But as Bob illustrates in this necessary guide for any organic gardener, it is possible to keep your garden chemical-...