MOTHER EARTH NEWS: GUIDE TO VEGETABLE GARDENING
Author: Mother Earth News
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For years, millions of readers have turned to Mother Earth News for trusted advice on growing vegetables and fruits. This book harnesses decades of wisdom, bringing together all the indispensable techniques, complete growing guides, helpful tips, useful photographs, and inspiring illustrations for which Mother Earth News is known.
Plan for self-sufficiency with a garden focused on edibles! Choose from a variety of plans for kitchen gardens, browse strategies for small-space gardening, or up your gardening game by installing and maintaining permanent beds. Soil concerns? Get the dirt on building fertile soil, soil pH, compost, vermicompost – even biochar. Longtime gardeners are sure to find something new, from vertical gardening to plans for extending the seasons.
That’s right, garden through the seasons with dozens of vegetable- and fruit-specific growing guides. Start with your favorites or learn to love something new (Asian greens or fruit trees, anyone?). In slower-growing or more challenging seasons, Mother is there to help. Whether you need to know the best vegetables to grow in the shade or the top gardening tips for soil health in winter, this book has it all.
So far there has been nothing new for me and surprised to not see something on companion planting but then again I've only glanced through the book! A little surpeised and dissapointed with Mother Earth News and the lack of info in this book thus far!
I have grown vegetables in the past, but am starting again and want to do the best I can.
This book is going to be part of my new learning process.
So far, it has taught me many things I did not know and improved my skill on some that I did. I am enjoying this learning process now and later in the year, I shall also enjoy the fruits of my labors.
Using it for a b'day present - haven't opened it yet