At Friendship Gardens, we believe everyone should have access to fresh, healthy food and the knowledge to grow it themselves. Friendship Gardens is a nonprofit project teaching gardening and growing food for Friendship Trays, Charlotte's meals on wheels program. This ebook is our 'Gardening 101' guide designed to help gardeners grow more food.
In this book you will learn organic and sustainable growing practices on a range of gardening topics: Garden bed preparations, soil life, spring gardening, summer gardening, fall gardening, watering, composting, planting, and more. This book has great general gardening information that will be helpful to any gardener new or experiences, and it includes some specific information about gardening in our climate and clay heavy soil here in the Piedmont region of North Carolina.
If you are ready to start growing some of your own food, this book can help.
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About the Author
A native of San Antonio, TX, Henry fell in love with nature as a child at summer camp and on family camping trips. Henry believes that all people need to be connected to nature and that all children deserve opportunities for imaginative, exploratory, nature-based play. He has worked at summer camps and as a 2nd grade teacher. He co-founded and directed Friendship Gardens, a non profit project that grows food for meals-on-wheels in Charlotte, NC before moving back to Texas to serve the Nature Discovery Center as Executive Director. He is a husband, father, educator, adventure play advocate, garden nerd, and composter.