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Penn State Cooperative Extension
Planning a Vegetable Garden (PDF)
State Extension Master Gardener Program
When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times
- by Steve Solomon. This is a more advanced book for those who are serious about raising food. In this volume, Steve explains why intensive gardening methods are not natural and therefore require great amounts of energy and effort to maintain. A lot of information regarding soil health and cover cropping is included.
Places to Visit:
Arboretum Garden - The Francis Cope House, 1 Awbury Road,
Philadelphia, PA 19138-1505
Wildflower and Native Plant Gardens - U.S. Route 1, Chadds Ford, PA
Hershey Gardens - 170 Hotel Road, Hershey, PA 17033
Historic Bartram's Garden - 54th St. and Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia,
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens - One Schenley Park,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Scott Arboretum Garden - Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue,
Swathmore, PA 19081-8025
Japanese Garden - Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, PA
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