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Mar 05, 2012
| ISBN 9780756690557
Mar 05, 2012
| ISBN 9781465400901
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Mar 05, 2012 | ISBN 9780756690557
Mar 05, 2012 | ISBN 9781465400901
Want to grow your own fruit or vegetables, but unsure how? Small Plot, Big Harvest contains brilliantly simple instructions on how to grow more than 50 different crops – perfect for beginners and expert gardeners alike. Look up the specific crop you want to grow, and follow the photos and practical advice on starting, nurturing, and harvesting. Choose your variety from more than 275 covered across the book, with galleries featuring unusual, exotic, or heirloom options for the most popular crops. Discover how to plan your space, whether it’s a vegetable patch, a small raised bed, or just some containers (outside or inside). Explore different planting themes to suit your needs and maximize your harvest. This updated edition contains the latest popular new cultivars and heirloom varieties and expanded troubleshooting information to help keep your plants healthy. Whether you’re a novice, a longtime gardening fan, or just want to explore a new at-home hobby, Small Plot, Big Harvest is an invaluable resource for all your gardening needs.
The perfect companion for anyone who wants to grow a delicious garden but doesn’t quite have the space. Aimed at both urban and suburban gardeners with small plots who want to be part of the grow-your-own phenomenon, Small Plots, Big Harvests celebrates what the vast majority of people have — a little bit of patio or garden that is precious to them. This approachable guidebook provides readers with simple procedures to define your growing space, choose the right crops for every season, and instructions on how to care for over sixty fruit and vegetable crops. This innovative guide provides at-a-glance crop planners, and colorfully illustrated step-by-step gardening techniques for every day — such as preparing soil, sowing, planting, watering, feeding, and growing under cover — and instructions and charts showing when to sow and when to harvest. Small Plot, Big Harvest proves that gardening truly is for everyone, and brings foolproof vegetable growing for gardeners with little space.
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