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The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden

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The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden by Karen Newcomb
Paperback $18.99
Feb 17, 2015 | ISBN 9781607746836

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“A welcome guide. In addition to a new section on heirloom vegetables, the book offers step-by-step instructions to make even the tiniest vegetable garden a huge success…Whether you want to grow a single pot of herbs on a balcony or dedicate a 10-by-10-foot garden bed to the endeavor, this book will take you from seed to harvest, capably.” –Gardenista

“Challenges gardeners to think inside the box to expand their harvest from minimal spaces…Layout examples, detailed descriptions of heirloom vegetables, flowers, and herbs available today, and an extensive list of seed sources round out the book.” —American Gardener magazine

“Recommended reading….Postage Stamp gardening brings big harvests out of little spaces.” —Horticulture magazine

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“A very accessible overview of planning, planting, and nurturing the small vegetable garden…Homeowners excited about growing vegetables in a corner of the yard or the community gardener facing the blank stretch of garden soil for the first or twenty-first time will find excellent recommendations.” –Maureen Sundberg,

Table Of Contents

Introduction   1
Chapter 1 Planning Your Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden   5
Chapter 2 The Postage Stamp Soil Mix   35
Chapter 3 Getting Your Ground Ready   43
Chapter 4 When and How to Plant   50
Chapter 5 Watering Your Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden   64
Chapter 6 Heirloom Vegetables and Herbs You’ll Love to Grow   68
Chapter 7 Plants That Like Each Other   165
Chapter 8 Controlling Pests, Diseases, and Critters   172
Appendix A How to Compost   186
Appendix B Seed Sources   195
Glossary   204
About the Author   211
Index   212

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