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The Everything Small-Space Gardening Book

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
"Vine-ripened tomatoes. Succulent squash. Plump cucumbers." Growing vegetables is a rewarding--and cost-effective--way to eat better for less. However, you might think you lack the space necessary to grow a functioning garden. With this guide, however, you'll learn how to maximize your space and grow delicious vegetables and herbs cheaply and efficiently, whether you have ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 18th 2012 by Adams Media Corporation (first published January 18th 2012)
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Sera
Mar 31, 2014 Sera rated it it was amazing
This book is a great resource for beginning vegetable gardeners like myself. It addresses everything from growing vegetables in containers to raised beds. The book introduced me to the square foot gardening method, which I will be trying out this spring.

The book also has great information on watering, organic gardening, composting, garden pests and what tools a small space gardener needs. There's a even a short chapter that includes some recipes.

All in all a great find for a gardener who needs t
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Marissa
Sep 15, 2012 Marissa rated it really liked it
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This is a very thorough guide to gardening. As a beginner, I wanted something that would cover the basics and help me figure out the best ways to use my space and what to grow. This fits the bill. May different designs and examples and pros and cons are discussed, and topics such as companion planting and common plant diseases are covered. The most helpful aspect of the book is that the end contains several actual garden blueprints with suggested ways to set up the plants and the budget needed. ...more
Gary Patton
Sep 07, 2013 Gary Patton rated it it was amazing
Everything you need to know to grow all the vegetables a couple can eat for a season in 8 square feet of 1 foot squares with less expense, labour, time, water, and work.

With the advent of Community Gardening, you don't even need a backyard.
Lindsay
This would be a great book for beginners. I was able to learn a few things but some of it was just too basic for me. Great for learning the little tips and tricks about veggies though!
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I'll have to buy this one. Excellent for reference, and I'm already planning for next year.
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