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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
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Extensive digging is required, and seedlings are to be grown in a flat bed, transplanted to a second flat bed and finally planted out in accordance with precise measurements. On the other hand, permaculture ...more
The information in this book is backed up by great research. Perhaps because of the research foundation, the book is not as org ...more
Aside from a very crowded windowsill (and mushrooms in the closet), a community garden plot is my only available growing space, and it's highly unlikely that I'll have access to the same plot year after ...more
One distinguishing aspect of b ...more
(When my dad was a quadriplegic, I remember becoming acquainted with a horticultural therapist- hired by the city of all things- can you imagine that happening is the current political climate?)
John's project started soooo looong ago still rocks!
Read this book! Start small, keep it up.
I heard a report (and admittedly have not verified) that the United States is now importing food to have adequate supply for our populat ...more
The Grow Biointensive method is a bit of a form of gardening for wonky people who like numbers, but I like the idea of creating a closed system, even if it means sacrificing good "vegetable" space to grow your own "browns" to be compo ...more
I'd recommend this book to advanced gardene ...more
After next season I will know if I should add another star to my rating. For now it has given me a lot to think about and made me excited again to garden.
Will probably eventually buy, just to take advantage of the incredibly detailed plant charts as reference material.
What frustrated me: many times ideas were presented but then not explained in full... So I still don't understand how to implement the idea.