The Everything Small-Space Gardening Book

The Everything Small-Space Gardening Book

by Catherine Abbott
     
 

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Vine-ripened tomatoes. Succulent squash. Plump cucumbers. Growing vegetables is a rewarding--and cost-effective--way to eat better for less. However, you might think you lack the space necessary to grow a functioning garden. With this guide, however, you'll learn how to maximize your space and grow delicious vegetables and herbs cheaply and efficiently,

Overview

Vine-ripened tomatoes. Succulent squash. Plump cucumbers. Growing vegetables is a rewarding--and cost-effective--way to eat better for less. However, you might think you lack the space necessary to grow a functioning garden. With this guide, however, you'll learn how to maximize your space and grow delicious vegetables and herbs cheaply and efficiently, whether you have a small backyard or just a windowsill! The book includes expert information on:

  • How to align plants for maximum compatibility and organic pest deterrence
  • Building small-space necessities, including self-watering containers and vertical planters
  • A variety of plans designed to maximize the amount of food generated at several specific price points

Productive gardening can and should be a reality for you, regardless of the amount of land you own. This book has everything you need to grow fresh produce in any size space, at any time of year!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440530609
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
02/18/2012
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author


Catherine Abbott grew up on a farm in Northern Alberta, where growing vegetables was a necessity in order to have fresh, healthy food. She grew vegetables in her suburban backyard until 2000, when she and her husband started All Organic Market Farm, a small-scale community vegetable farm. Additionally, for the past two growing seasons, she has been teaching classes on small-space gardening techniques, utilizing various methods to turn a 10-foot by 10-foot space into a productive vegetable garden. Catherine also maintains the popular website Your-Vegetable-Gardening-Helper.com.

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