The Gardener's Weed Book: Earth-Safe Controls by Barbara PleasantThe Gardener's Weed Book: Earth-Safe Controls by Barbara Pleasant

The Gardener's Weed Book: Earth-Safe Controls

byBarbara PleasantEditorPamela Lappies

Paperback | January 5, 1996

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Learn how to recognize, control, and work with more than 80 common weeds. Barbara Pleasant discusses a variety of simple and organic ways to prevent unwanted weeds from taking over your garden, including mulching, cutting, and growing smother crops. Not content to simply eradicate weeds, Pleasant encourages you to use weeds as a tool to understand your soil conditions and to offer ideas for new gardening techniques. Discover a new way to think about and manage those pesky, ubiquitous, and fascinating weeds.
Barbara Pleasant has been covering organic gardening and self-sufficient living for more than 30 years. A contributing editor to Mother Earth News, Pleasant has garnered multiple awards from the Garden Writers Association and the American Nursery and Landscape Association. She has written books on topics ranging from compost to weeds, ...
Title:The Gardener's Weed Book: Earth-Safe ControlsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6.1 × 0.56 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6.1 × 0.56 inPublished:January 5, 1996Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0882669214

ISBN - 13:9780882669212


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Black & White It would have been a better illustrated book with coloured pic's
Date published: 2018-03-19

Table of Contents


About the Illustrator

Chapter 1: The Wide World of Weeds

Chapter 2: The Basics of Weed Control

Chapter 3: A Gallery of Mainstream Weeds

Chapter 4: A Gallery of Grassy Weeds

Chapter 5: A Gallery of Vining Weeds

Chapter 6: Weedy Family Relations



From Our Editors

Barbara Pleasant explains how to identify and control weeds by using earth-friendly methods in the Gardener’s Weed Book. An in-depth guide designed for both beginners and experts, the guide contains an encyclopedia section on common weeds and their characteristics, as well as information on how weeds change in appearance as they grow into mature plants.