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USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000009
Revised - 05/19/03

Suburban and Farm Vegetable Gardens



Beattie, James H., Senior Horticulturist
Wester, Robert E., Associate Horticulturist
Division of Vegetable Crops and Diseases
Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils and Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Research Administration
Home and Garden Bulletin 9, USDA, 1951
46 pages
Issued November 1951 (Fil. 1)

Beattie, James H., Senior Horticulturist, retired
Wester, Robert E., Horticulturist
Crops Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
Slightly revised October 1961 (Fil. 2)

Wester, Robert E., Horticulturist
Crops Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
Revised January 1964 (Fil. 3)
Revised April 1967 (Fil. 4)
Slightly revised July 1970 (Fil. 5)

Supersedes Farmers Bulletin 1673, The Farm Garden.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current
recommendations.

The publication provides general gardening information such
as site selection, soil preparation, starting plants from
seeds, transplants, planning and planting the garden. Most
garden crops are described in greater detail with specific
cultural information for each crop. Black and white
photographs show examples of cultural practices. Tables
provide a summary of planting depths, times and spacings.


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