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Tip Sheet #2 – Gardening Publications with Cover Images

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These WSU publications have been developed specifically for home gardeners in Western Washington.

All publications can be downloaded for free at unless otherwise noted.


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Growing Vegetables

Home Vegetable Gardening in Washington, EM057E
Growing Dry Beans in Home Gardens, FS135E
Growing Green Beans in Home Gardens, FS088E
Growing Carrots in Home Gardens, FS118E
Growing Sweet Corn in Home Gardens, FS104E
Growing Cucumbers in Home Gardens, FS096E
Growing Eggplant in Home Gardens, FS149E
Growing Garlic in Home Gardens, FS162E
Growing Onions in Home Gardens, FS097E
Growing Green Peas in the Home Garden, FS116E
Growing Peppers in Home Gardens, FS220E
Growing Potatoes in the Home Garden, FS165E
Growing Radishes in Home Gardens, FS127E
Growing Squash in Home Gardens, FS087E
Growing Tomatoes in Home Gardens, FS145E
Pest Control in Home Vegetable Gardens, EM009E
How to Install A Floating Row Cover, FS089E
Growing Food on Parking Strips and in Front Yard Gardens, FS115E
Propagating Plants from Seed, PNW0170 – Digital or PNW0170-P – Physical
Raised Beds, Deciding If They Benefit Your Vegetable Garden, FS075E
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Growing Fruit

Fruit Handbook for Western Washington, EB0937, $6.50 download
Fruit Handbook for Western Washington, EB0937, $13 bound
Organic Pest & Disease Management in Home Fruit Trees & Berry Bushes, EM066E
Pest Management Guide for Apples in Washington Home Orchards, EM101E
Training & Pruning Your Home Orchard, PNW400
Why Backyard Fruit Trees Are Not for Everyone, FS124E
Anthracnose Canker Integrated Management Plan for Home Gardeners [Apples] FS297E
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Trees, Shrubs and Lawns

Drought Tolerant Landscaping for Washington State, EM087E
Identifying, Treating, and Avoiding Azalea & Rhododendron Problems, EM091
Ornamental Trees for Narrow Spaces, EM096E
Selecting Plants for Screens & Hedges, EM089E
Planting Trees & Shrubs in the Landscape, FS047E
Reasons to Prune Trees and Shrubs in Home Gardens, FS182E
Pruning Equipment for Home Gardeners, FS131E
Assessing Tree Health, FS055E
Tree Topping, A Practice to Avoid FS061E
Why Do Leaves Turn Red? FS209E
Growing Roses in Washington State-A Seasonal Calendar, FS164E
Growing Roses in Washington State-Planting Roses, FS166E
Growing Roses in Washington State-Common Disease & Insect Problems, FS246E
Are Native Trees and Shrubs Better Choices for Wildlife in Home Landscapes? FS300E
How Are Hydrangea Flower Colors Determined? FS309E
Lawns: Fine Fescue for Home Lawns, FS200E
Home Lawns, EB0482E
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Soil, Composting, Mulch, Watering and Microclimate

A Home Gardener’s Guide to Soils & Fertilizers, EM063E
Organic Soil Amendments in Yards & Gardens: How Much is Enough?, FS123E
Backyard Composting, EB1784E
Using Coffee Grounds in Gardens & Landscapes, FS207E
Using Arborist Wood Chips as Landscape Mulch, FS160E
Cover Crops for Home Gardens West of the Cascades, FS111E
Methods for Successful Cover Crop Management in Your Home Garden, FS119E
Watering Home Gardens and Landscape Plants, EB1090
Drip Irrigation for the Yard & Garden, FS030E
How to Determine Your Garden Microclimate, FS181E
Potential Contaminants in Residential Rain Barrel Water, FS280E
A Gardener’s Primer to Mycorrhizae FS269E
Gypsum Use in Home Gardens & Landscapes FS307E
Epsom Salt Use in Home Gardens & Landscapes FS308E
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Pests, Diseases, and Beneficials

Beneficial Insects, Spiders, and Other Mini-Creatures in Your Garden, EM067E
Natural Insecticides, PNW649
Organic Fungicides for the Home Garden, FS128E
Pesticide Ingredient: Neonicotinoids, FS210E
Pesticides: Learning About Labels, FSIPM001E
Pesticides: Safe Handling, FSIPM002E
Pollination & Protecting Bees and Other Pollinators, FS174E
What Is Tunneling in My Yard?, FS143E
Mole Management in Washington Backyards, FS146E
Vole Management in Home Backyards & Gardens, FS094E
Pest-specific Fact Sheets-Brown Marmorated Stink Bug FS079E
Pest-specific Fact Sheets-European Chafer FS078E
Pest-specific Fact Sheets-Lily Leaf Beetle FS084E
Pest-specific Fact Sheets-Paper Wasp FS152E
Pest-specific Fact Sheets-Spotted Wing Drosophila FS049E
Pest-specific Fact Sheets-Viburnum Leaf Beetle, FS202E
Washington Bumble Bees in Home Yards & Gardens, FS263E
Lady Beetles-Should We Buy Them for our Gardens? FS268E
Pesticide Ingredient: Horticultural Oil, FS184E
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CLH  12/20/19



WSU Extension Master Gardener Program * 206-543-0943 * * Center for Urban Horticulture * Box 354115 * Seattle WA 98195-4115 Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.


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