Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden by Karen Newcomb
epub | 8.75 MB | English | Author :Karen Newcomb | 978-1-60774-684-3 | 2015 | Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Book Description :
This classic gardening bestseller (over 500,000 copies sold) uses ecologically friendly, intensive biodynamic methods to produce large amounts of vegetables in very tiny spaces. Revised for an all new generation of gardeners, the 40th anniversary edition includes brand new information on the variety of heirloom vegetables available today and how to grow them the postage stamp way.
To accommodate today's lifestyles, a garden needs to fit easily into a very small plot, take as little time as possible to maintain, require a minimum amount of water, and still produce prolifically. That's exactly what a postage stamp garden does. Postage stamp gardens are as little as 4 by 4 feet, and, after the initial soil preparation, they require very little extra work to produce a tremendous amount of vegetables--for instance, a 5-by-5-foot bed will produce a minimum of 200 pounds of vegetables. When first published 40 years ago, the postage stamp techniques, including closely...
Category : | Container Gardening, Urban Gardening, Gardening & Horticulture Reference
Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden by Karen Newcomb :