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This easy to use vegetable gardening book
has a manageable length of 68 pages that clearly show you how to turn your yard into an urban farm.
With illustrations and step-by-step instructions, it simplifies the process of starting your own herb patch or Victory Garden. Whether you have a 10 foot x 10 foot section or an entire estate to work with, this book has tips that fit every size yard.
A small backyard garden can cut your grocery bill by $30 to $100 (or more)
each month. Over the course of a year, a small home garden will pay for itself several times over, while also giving you an excuse to enjoy the fresh air.
The book is a great place to start learning about earth friendly gardening and sustainable agriculture. It makes a great gift for gardeners and inspirational reading for green activists. It's also a thrilling house warming present that can help first time home buyers learn about their new yard.
Step-by-Step Seasonal Guide
Raising & Planting Starts
Birds & ButterfliesNutrition Connection
Reduced Cancer Risk
Basics of Nutrition
Power of Greens
Cultivating Health & Nutrition
Starch & Fiber
Calcium & Iron
13 Most Nutritious VeggiesNutrition Charts for 40 Fruits & VegetablesSample Garden Designs
Intensive Planted Garden
High Nutrition GardenResources (links to information on further reading)
The authors of this book are professional gardeners and wellness educators, with more than 25 years of experience in their own 2 acre garden. They also work in Eugene Oregon's 22 acre Cortesia Sanctuary.
We also carry their 32 page Home Composting Made Easy
. It's a great resource for learning about compost, and it has sold over 1 million copies. Home Composting Made Easy is the best starter guide to home composting in print, and is used by hundreds of governmental agencies, gardeners, and businesses.Paperback, color-illustrated
Size: 5.375 x 8.375 inches