All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More In Less Space

All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More In Less Space

by Mel Bartholomew

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Overview

Square Foot Gardening is the most practical, foolproof way to grow a home garden, whether you're growing an urban garden, or have an entire backyard. 

That explains why author and gardening innovator Mel Bartholomew has sold more than two million books teaching how to become a successful DIY square foot gardener . Mel developed his techniques back in the early 1980s and has been teaching them around the world ever since. In the process, he has made improvements and refinements, and has continually adapted his practices to keep pace with modern times.

In this second edition, Bartholomew furthers his discussion on one of the most popular gardening trends today: vertical gardening. He also explains how you can make gardening fun for kids by teaching them the square foot method. Rich with new, full-color images and updated tips for selecting materials, this highly produced edition will bring you up to speed with Mel's industry-changing insights.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591865483
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 02/15/2013
Series: All New Square Foot Gardening Series , #4
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mel Bartholomew  was the founder and inventor of the Square Foot Gardening method and the author of  All New Square Foot Gardening, the best-selling gardening book in America for a generation. The guide has sold 2.5 million copies since Bartholomew wrote the book in 1981. He hosted a PBS TV show for five years, and then was telecast for three more years on the Learning Channel and Discovery Network. Bartholomew presided over the nonprofit Square Foot Gardening Foundation, which encourages every household around the world to have a small garden and eat fresh, healthy vegetables that are uncontaminated. He passed away in May, 2016.

Table of Contents


Contents

Introduction
SFG, Newer and More Improved
Plan Your Garden
Building Boxes and Structures
Mel’s Mix, Essential for Square Foot Gardening Success
How to Plant Your All New Square Foot Garden
Growing and Harvesting
Vertical Gardening
Extending the Seasons
Special Gardens & Gardeners
Appendix
At A Glance Vegetables
At A Glance Herbs & Flowers
Basil and Beyond
Plant Profiles
Planting Charts
Index
Meet Mel Bartholomew

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