Table of contents for Garden remedies : what works, what doesn't, and why / Jeff Gillman.

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Contents
Preface		000
The garden gurus and me · A little bit about format · Product groupings · Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Basics	000
Elements that affect plant growth and development
Chapter 2. Fertilizers and Other Soil and Media Amendments	000
Ammonia, a quick and easy way to misapply fertilizer · Analyzing the ever-changing fertilizer analysis · Beer as a fertilizer · Buttermilk and other high-protein people foods · Chelates · Coffee grounds · Compost · Eggshells · Epsom salts · Gypsum · Lime · Liquid, granular, and slow-release fertilizers · Micronutrient mixes · Organic fertilizers · Shampoo and liquid soaps · Soda, syrup, and other sugary snacks · Sulfur, iron sulfate, aluminum sulfate, and other soil acidifiers · Vinegar · Putting it all together
Chapter 3. Water	000
Antitranspirants · Gravel for drainage · Hydrogels · Planting deeply · Sponges for water retention · Putting it all together
Chapter 4. Biostimulants	000
Humic acids · Indole-3-butyric acid and naphthalene-3-acetic acid · Mycorrhizal myths · Seaweed extracts · Sound for plants · Vitamin B-1 · Willow diffusate · Putting it all together
Chapter 5. Insecticides	000
Citrus peel · Dish soap · Forsyth's composition · Garlic · Hellebore · Hot peppers for unwanted guests · Nematodes · Predators and parasites · Tobacco · Putting it all together
Chapter 6. Fungicides and Other Disease-Control Agents	000
Baking soda · Compost tea · Hydrogen peroxide · Mouthwash · Silicon and horsetail soup · Vinegar as a fungicide · Putting it all together
Chapter 7. Herbicides	000
Brussels sprouts for bad plants · Corn gluten meal · Mulch the magnificent · Salt · Vinegar as an herbicide · Putting it all together
Chapter 8. Other Pesticides and Protectants	000
Bagging fruit · Beer as a slug killer · Deer and rodent repellents from your blender · Deer and rodent repellents from the store · Eggshells for slug fencing · Pruning tar and other wound coatings · Tree wrap · Water mist for frost protection · Putting it all together
Chapter 9. Commercial Pesticides	000
How pesticides work · Choosing a pesticide
Chapter 10. Concoctions to be Avoided	000
A crazy old remedy · A confusion of pH · Burn, baby, burn · Hitchhikers in the tobacco · This will do the job (and more)
Chapter 11. Take Home Message	000
Appendix 1. Preferred pH of Some Common Landscape Plants	000
Appendix 2. Conversion Tables	000
Bibliography	000
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Garden pests -- Biological control.
Plant diseases.
Plants, Protection of.
Organic gardening.