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USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000202
Revised - 05/19/03

Growing Vegetables in the Home Garden

Wester Robert E., Horticulturist
Northeastern Region
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 202, USDA, 1972.
52 pages
Issued December 1972 (Fil. 1)

Wester, Robert E. retired
Kehr, August, Scientist
Vegetable, Florist and Nursery Crops
Science and Education Administration
53 pages
Slightly revised May 1978 (Fil. 2)

Reviewed by
Webb, Raymon E., SEA Staff Scientist
Vegetable Laboratory
52 pages
Slightly revised September 1980 (Fil. 3)

Reviewed by
Fassuliotis, George, Director
U.S. Vegetable Laboratory
Agricultural Research Service
Gomez, Ricardo
Staff Leader
Plant and Pest Management Sciences
Extension Service
51 pages
Slightly revised November 1985 (Fil. 4)

Supersedes Home and Garden Bulletin 9, Suburban and Farm
Vegetable Gardens

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current

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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