Author: John Jeavons
Paperback: 268 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, 7th edition (October 1, 2006)
Full title: How to Grow More Vegetables (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine is a classic in the field of sustainable gardening, this book shows how to produce a beautiful organic garden with minimal watering and care, whether it's just a few tomatoes in a tiny backyard or enough food to feed a family of four on less than half an acre.
This book explains the “grow bio-intensive” sustainable mini-farming method of gardening. Describes a complete general approach to gardening including soil preparation, bed preparation, fertilization, composting, seed propagation, transplanting, crop rotation, watering and weeding. Contains information for beginning, intermediate and advanced gardeners. Includes master charts for specific foods and plants to maximize the effectiveness of time and space in the smallest-scale growing area and sample garden plans. Recommends companion plants and methods of natural pest control.
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