Square Foot Gardening Answer Book: New Information from the Creator of Square Foot Gardening - the Revolutionary Method

Square Foot Gardening Answer Book: New Information from the Creator of Square Foot Gardening - the Revolutionary Method

by Mel Bartholomew


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Calling all Square Foot Gardeners, the solutions you've been looking for are here in the form of the Square Foot Gardening Answer Book! You know the SFG method that has taken the US by storm, now see how to get more from your gardening efforts.

Using proven techniques, appliances, and approaches, this book will put more harvest on your table, with no additional garden beds. For more than 30 years Mel Bartholomew has been answering questions from Square Foot Gardeners, and this book presents the very best of that information.

Real solutions to real problems, directly from the inventor of the Square Foot Gardening method. It's your link to all the best secrets of growing produce.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591865414
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 12/12/2012
Series: All New Square Foot Gardening Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 444,675
Product dimensions: 6.90(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

Introduction 6

Chapter 1 Planning & Locating Your Square Foot Garden 18

Chapter 2 Building Your SFG Boxes 42

Chapter 3 Planting & Harvesting Your SFG 62

Chapter 4 Working with Mel's Mix 98

Chapter 5 Dealing with Pests, Pets, and Problems in Your SFG 114

Chapter 6 End-of-Season & Out-of-Season Practices 142

Chapter 7 Making a Difference with SFG 156

Resources 189

Index 190

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