Backyard Big: Growing Food in Your Backyard

Backyard Big: Growing Food in Your Backyard

by Jeffrey S. Mclain
Backyard Big: Growing Food in Your Backyard

Backyard Big: Growing Food in Your Backyard

by Jeffrey S. Mclain


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"Backyard Big: Growing Food in Your Backyard" is a Year-Round Guide to Abundant Harvests

Discover the joys of cultivating your own backyard oasis with "Backyard Big," a groundbreaking gardening book recognized as one of the best by BookAuthority. Authored by Jeffrey McLain, a seasoned professional fish biologist turned passionate gardener, this book is your ultimate guide to transforming your backyard into a year-round haven of fresh fruits, vegetables, and natural abundance.

Unlock the Secrets of Your Backyard
Delve into the essentials of backyard gardening, understanding the unique interplay of climate, soil, and the natural growing cycle right outside your door. Jeffrey offers practical insights to help you make the most of your gardening space.

Year-Round Growing
Embrace the seasons with a comprehensive month-by-month approach that maximizes your garden's potential. Learn how to stagger your plantings, optimize soil health, and implement efficient irrigation systems to ensure a continuous harvest of delicious, home-grown produce.

Beyond the Basics
From fruit tree care to raised bed vegetable gardening, "Backyard Big" goes beyond the basics, providing a holistic approach to sustainable and rewarding backyard cultivation. Jeff shares his tried-and-true methods for composting, creating an eco-friendly garden environment, and nurturing a thriving backyard ecosystem.

Jeffrey's Personal Touch
Meet Jeffrey, the passionate gardener behind the book, and gain inspiration from his personal journey. Discover how gardening became a source of joy, purpose, and stress relief in his life. As an award-winning Atlantic Giant Pumpkin grower, Jeffrey's enthusiasm for gardening shines through in every page.

Your Year-Round Companion
​​​​​​​Whether you're a gardening novice or a seasoned green thumb, "Backyard Big" is your year-round companion for transforming your backyard into a flourishing haven. Pick a month, follow the guide, and embark on a journey of self-sufficiency and delight in the fruits of your labor.

If you're ready to turn your backyard dreams into a reality, "Backyard Big" is the essential handbook for cultivating a bountiful and sustainable garden right at your doorstep. Get ready to grow big, harvest big, and experience the satisfaction of a thriving backyard paradise.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798855678819
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 11/07/2023
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey McLain is a professional biologist and author. He lives in California, USA. He believes gardening relieves stress, gets him outside, and brings joy and purpose to everyday life. More information on the author can be found at
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